Canadian train derails in Michigan

A Canadian National Railway derailed while passing through Michigan, according to officials there were no serious injuries.

In the accident, five train cars derailed and one contained ammonium nitrate. The accident occurred 70 kilometers north of Detroit. Four of the cars were empty at the time of the accident.

The solid ammonium nitrate sustained a minor crack but it was “quickly contained.” Two of the cars were flipped over in the accident and crews worked quickly to clean up the scene. There has not yet been a cause determined.

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