50 cars leave tracks in Minnesota train derailment
ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) - Police have blocked off roads in a southeastern Minnesota city after 50 train cars derailed.
Albert Lea police said in a Facebook post that the train derailed near Goose Lake about 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Albert Lea is located about 100 miles south of the Twin Cities.
Police said a precautionary shelter-in-place order was in effect for nearby homes. Officers say there is “nothing airborne” at this time, although teams are searching the area. No further information was immediately available.
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