CLOQUET, Minn. (AP) — Crews are cleaning up a coal train derailment in northeastern Minnesota.
Forty rail cars derailed near Cloquet around 11:30 a.m. Saturday. BNSF Railway spokeswoman Amy McBeth says several cars ended up on their sides near or partially in the frozen St. Louis River.READ MORE: Wednesday Marks 2 Years Since George Floyd's Murder
McBeth says crews have been clearing cars and repairing the track, and preparing a plan to remove the spilled coal and remaining derailed cars. She says BNSF estimates the track will be back in service Sunday night.READ MORE: Community Weighs In On Future Of MPD 3rd Precinct Building
No one was hurt. The cause of the derailment is under investigation.MORE NEWS: Twins Place Pitcher Joe Ryan On COVID Injured List
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