Train derails near Parkers Prairie
A train derailed near Parkers Prairie just after 6 a.m. this morning.
The Canadian Pacific Railroad train was traveling southeast past the intersection of 150th Street and 555th Avenue when it lost its air brakes and went into emergency mode, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office.
Fourteen cars derailed, some of them completely off the tracks. The train was carrying crude oil.
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