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3 workers injured after freight train derailment in Utah

(Source: St. George News, July 16, 2021)

CEDAR CITY, Utah Three railroad workers were safely evacuated from a Union Pacific freight train that derailed northwest of Cedar City late Thursday night. The train consisted of approximately 95 cars and was operated by a three-man crew. The three occupants of the train were all reportedly injured in the crash, including one who had a bleeding head injury. Nevertheless, the three men were able to get themselves out of the train and onto the upper side of the tipped-over locomotive. The men reported there had been water covering the tracks just prior to the derailment.

Full story: St. George News

Friday, July 16, 2021

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