BNSF freight train derails, puts cars into Mississippi River

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EAST DUBUQUE, Iowa — BNSF Railway confirms in a customer advisory that one of its trains derailed on the Aurora Subdivision Monday morning.

The advisory says both BNSF main tracks were affected after a derailment at 10:53 am. Central time.

The Dubuque Telegraph-Herald newspaper reports that more than five cars derailed and that some landed in the Mississippi River.

More information is available online.


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