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Train derails near Dent

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A Canadian Pacific Railway train derailed Friday morning between Dent and Vergas.

All train cars were upright and no injuries were reported, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department.

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Officials with Canadian Pacific said the tanker cars were empty, though they had recently been carrying hazardous materials.

No nearby roadways needed to be closed as a result of the derailment. The incident occurred at 6:47 a.m. on Feb. 15.

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