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Haz-Mat Teams Responds to Train that Derails in SoCal Desert, Leaking Alcohol

LUDLOW, Calif. (AP) — A freight train derailed in the Southern California desert on Wednesday, sending more than 40 rail cars crashing into the sand, authorities said. Nobody was hurt and there was no fire when the BNSF Railway train …

Nobody Hurt in Fiery Train, Truck Wreck in Texas

Officials say nobody has been hurt in a fiery wreck involving a freight train and a gasoline tanker truck in East Texas. Union Pacific spokeswoman Raquel Espinoza says the accident happened around 1:30 a.m. Thursday in Wills Point, about 45 …

Colorado State Student Loses Legs While Train Hopping

A 17-year-old girl whose legs were severed while trying to hop a freight train was trying to get back to Fort Collins, Colo., where she attends Colorado State University, after a trip to Denver, police said Tuesday. The teen’s legs …