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Train derails near Dent
Perham Minnesota 222 2nd Avenue SE 56573

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.

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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