Train Derails in Southern Illinois
The Southern Illinoisan reports the cars derailed late Tuesday night in De Soto, a village about six miles north of Carbondale.
The Jackson County sheriff's department says the west-bound Union Pacific train was mostly loaded with coal.
Cranes were used to lift the cars while traffic was rerouted around the area.
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