Freight Train Derails in St. Louis Investigation Pending

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — An investigation is under way to determine the cause of a freight train derailment in St. Louis.

Nine empty open-top hopper cars derailed about 9:20 p.m. Monday on a Union Pacific line near Interstate 44. No one was hurt.

The train cars were being moved between tracks at the time of the derailment. Street traffic was not blocked.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press

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