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Train derails near Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A train derailed just east of Des Moines Sunday morning, sending 14 cars off the track.

Officials says the cars were carrying vegetable oil, and that four of them landed in a nearby creek.

Hazardous materials and emergency management teams and several fire departments were called to the site.

Authorities were worried the vegetable oil would leak into the creek, but no oil leaked from the cars.

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