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About 140 rail cars on two trains derailed as storm brought strong winds to Kansas

(Source: Wichita Eagle, August 18, 2019)

WICHITA, Kan. — Two BNSF trains derailed in a Harvey County town late Saturday night as a storm brought strong winds to central Kansas. The two trains derailed near Walton, with about 90 rail cars derailed on one train and about 50 on the other, according to a local storm report from the National Weather Service. The derailments were reported at around 11:56 p.m. and were listed as thunderstorm wind damage. No injuries were reported.

Full story: Wichita Eagle

Monday, August 19, 2019

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