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Locomotive engineer hurt, 21 cars derail as saltwater truck tries to beat train in Louisiana

(Source: Television station KSLA, May 7, 2019)

CADDO PARISH, La. — According to the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office, a saltwater truck attempted to cross in front of a Union Pacific train, which caused the locomotive and 12-15 railcars to derail at the front of the train and another half dozen to derail at the rear. Additionally, fire department personnel took the engineer to Willis-Knighton Pierremont for treatment of unknown injuries.

Full story: www.ksla.com

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

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