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Train cars derail in East Dubuque

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EAST DUBUQUE, Ill. (KWWL) -

Rail crews are working to clear three cars that derailed early this morning in East Dubuque.

BNSF says it happened at about 4 a.m.

East Dubuque Police tell KWWL the cars were flat and empty and they went off the tracks between 3rd and 4th Street. No one was hurt.

BNSF says the train was headed east and included 52 cars and two locomotives. The company says it's in the process of getting the cars back on the rail.

There's no word yet on what caused the derailment.

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