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No Injuries in Train Derailment at De Soto

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DE SOTO, Mo. (AP) – Union Pacific officials are trying to determine the cause of a train derailment in the eastern Missouri town of De Soto.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that two train cars went off the tracks Tuesday morning near Main Street. No injuries were reported.

Union Pacific spokesman Mark Davis says the 58-car freight train was transporting rock from Iron Mountain, Mo., to St. Louis.

(© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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