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Train derails in Blytheville; no one hurt

By The Associated Press

This article was published June 23, 2014 at 9:49 a.m.

BLYTHEVILLE — Officials say no one was injured after a train derailed in Blytheville.

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

The cause of the derailment hasn't been confirmed, but Thompson told the Blytheville Courier News that a switch malfunction may be to blame.

Thompson said no hazardous material spilled from the train.

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