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Cold Iowa weather blamed for train derailment

by KIX101.1 /1230 KFJB News Department posted Jan 2 2014 7:45AM
~  ASHTON, Iowa (AP) - Officials are blaming the cold weather for a train derailment in northwest Iowa.
 
     The Osceola County Sheriff's Office says more than a dozen cars came off the tracks Tuesday morning along Iowa Highway 60 south of Ashton. No injuries have been reported and no spills.
 
     Officials blamed the cold weather for causing a piece of track to come up. National Weather Service records show subfreezing, near zero and subzero temperatures have chilled the area over the past three days.
 
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Location : AshtonIowaNorthwest Iowa
01/02/2014 7:45AM
Cold Iowa weather blamed for train derailment
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