- Associated Press - Monday, June 23, 2014

BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Officials say no one was injured after a train derailed in Blytheville.

Police Chief Ross Thompson says the Burlington Northern Santa Fe train derailed at about 2 p.m. Sunday near Ash Street. Thompson says the derailed train blocked several intersections in Blytheville.

The cause of the derailment hasn’t been confirmed, but Thompson tells the Blytheville Courier News (https://bit.ly/1puqO6I ) that a switch malfunction may be to blame.

Thompson says no hazardous material spilled from the train.


Information from: Blytheville Courier News, https://www.couriernews.net



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