At least 8 train cars derail

Published 10/21 2013 04:51PM

Updated 10/21 2013 05:46PM

SMITHBORO -- A train derailed overnight. The community is located about halfway between Effingham and St. Louis. At least eight train cars derailed. No hazardous materials were spilled, so there was no need for evacuations. Roads in the area were closed to allow for clean-up. No one was hurt. No word on a cause.

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