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Train derails in Arkansas, none injured

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BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Officials say no one was injured after a train derailed in Blytheville.

Police Chief Ross Thompson says the Burlington Northern Santa Fe train derailed at about 2 p.m. Sunday near Ash Street. Thompson says the derailed train blocked several intersections in Blytheville.

The cause of the derailment hasn't been confirmed, but Thompson says that a switch malfunction may be to blame.

Thompson says no hazardous material spilled from the train.

 

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