- Associated Press - Thursday, June 5, 2014

OTWELL, Ark. (AP) - A freight train on a Union Pacific line blew over near the border between Craighead and Poinsett counties, blocking U.S. Highway 49.

Arkansas State Police say no one was injured and no hazardous cargo was involved in the Thursday accident.

The train fell over as severe storms that killed two people moved through the region.

Also, state police spokesman Bill Sadler says about a half-dozen tractor-trailer rigs blew over in the region. No hazardous materials or serious injuries were involved.

Sadler says about 30 cargo boxes fell from the train and would have to be moved before the highway could reopen.

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