A minor train derailment occurred last Friday south of Montevideo along Highway 212 and south of County Road 42. The accident was reported to law enforcement at 3:23 p.m.

 

A minor train derailment occurred last Friday south of Montevideo along Highway 212 and south of County Road 42. The accident was reported to law enforcement at 3:23 p.m.

The derailment, which in­volved several grain cars, was hidden from sight by trees between the highway and the tracks.

Deputies from the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Dept. were dispatched to the scene where they helped control traffic while equipment was brought in to put the derailed cars back on the tracks.

No injuries were reported, and all the cars were successfully placed back on the rails. No cause for the derailment has been announced.

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