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Union Pacific train derails in central Idaho

December 5, 2021

HAMMETT – A Union Pacific train derailed early Sunday morning in central Idaho. The train derailed about 1:30 a.m. on the western edge of Hammett in Elmore County. Approximately 28 cars derailed but there were no injuries, said railway spokesperson Robynn Tysver. The train was carrying a mix of commodities, she said, adding that one […] The post Union Pacific train derails in central Idaho appeared first on East Idaho News .

Stock image HAMMETT – A Union Pacific train derailed early Sunday morning in central Idaho. The train derailed about 1:30 a.m. on the western edge of Hammett in Elmore County. Approximately 28 cars derailed but there were no injuries, said railway spokesperson Robynn Tysver. The train was carrying a mix of commodities, she said, adding that one of the cars spilled steel plates. No cause was immediately available. The accident was under investigation and cleanup work has begun, Tysver said. The track was closed to train traffic. The post Union Pacific train derails in central Idaho appeared first on East Idaho News .

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