Train Derailment Investigated As Suspcious
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. (AP) _ Twelve cars of a westbound Boston & Maine freight train derailed early Sunday and crashed into a paper manufacturer’s building, police said.
Police said the derailment was being investigated as suspicious.
Most of the 96 train cars were empty and no hazardous substances were aboard, said Patrolman Vincent DeMarsico.
Some of the cars struck a building owned by Cascade Paper Co., badly damaging the building, he said.
No injuries were reported, but police said one man narrowly escaped injury when large stones from an overhead train trestle tumbled to the street near his car.