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Train derailment blocks 2 Janesville intersections

  • Associated Press
  • April 4, 2014 - 7:05 PM

JANESVILLE, Wis. — A train derailment blocked two intersections in Janesville for about two hours before it was cleared.

The Janesville Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1gvg3dR ) a train car carrying what appeared to be sand tipped on its side around 3:15 p.m. Friday.

Police say no hazardous substances spilled.

It was the second train derailment in that area in the last four months.

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