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No injuries reported in train derailment south of Carrington

March 2, 2019

CARRINGTON, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say 33 rail cars carrying mostly cargo left the tracks when a train derailed in east-central North Dakota.

Foster County Sheriff Justin Johnson tells KQDJ radio that no injuries were reported from the incident, which happened about 8 a.m. Saturday south of Carrington.

Johnson says he considers it a minor derailment, He says a hazmat team has been called in because one of the cars may contain some ammonia. Officials are clearing snow to get vehicles to the area.

No further details were immediately available.


Information from: KQDJ-AM, http://www.newsdakota.com/kqdj-1400am