Weather Forecast


Train derails near Dent

Email News Alerts

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.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.