44 Cars Spill Coal in Cleburne Train Derailment

By Frank Heinz
|  Friday, Oct 9, 2009  |  Updated 11:02 AM CDT
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RAW VIDEO: Train Derailment in Cleburne

RAW VIDEO: Train Derailment in Cleburne

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Track problems are being blamed for a 100-car train that derailed in Cleburne early Friday morning.

Fourty-four of the trains cars on the Burlington-Northern Santa-Fe train were pulled from the track near Shaffer Street just before 7 a.m., spilling only coal.

While cleanup is under way, Cleburne has closed three streets: E. Wardville, E. Chambers and E. Willingham. 

According to authorities, they have not been notified by BNSF of any possible hazardous material that may have been on the train.
 

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