Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Tracks reopen after train derails in Blue Earth, Minn.

Email

BLUE EARTH, Minn. (AP) — Railroad tracks after reopened in the southern Minnesota town of Blue Earth after 17 cars derailed on a train carrying corn.

Union Pacific spokesman Mark Davis says the tracks reopened just after 4 a.m. Tuesday.

The 73-car train was carrying corn from Fairmont, Minn., to Blair, Neb., when the derailment happened about 5:20 p.m. Sunday. Nobody was hurt.

Ten cars tipped on their sides.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement