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Posted: April 18, 2017

Train derails, spills hundreds of pounds of corn in North Carolina

 

By WSOCTV.com

CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. —

A train derailed Tuesday morning, spilling hundreds of pounds of corn along a road in North Carolina, emergency management officials said.

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Emergency crews were called Tuesday morning to Airport Road near Case Farms in Shelby after a train hauling corn derailed.

It was not immediately clear what caused the derailment.

Authorities closed the road in both directions as they cleared the grain.

No injuries were reported.

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