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Freight train derails in northwest Iowa

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Freight train derails in northwest Iowa
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RITTER, Iowa (AP) -- No injuries have been reported in the derailment of a freight train in northwest Iowa.

Sioux City television station KCAU reported that 19 cars left the tracks a little before 6:30 a.m. Thursday near Ritter, about three miles north of Sheldon.

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Union Pacific spokeswoman Raquel Espinoza said three of the cars spilled their loads of soybean meal. Four spilled soybean oil.

The cause of the derailment is being investigated.

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