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Freight train derailment spills corn in North Carolina

Posted April 18

— A freight train derailment has spilled a lot of corn in North Carolina.

Local media reported the train derailed around 9 a.m. Tuesday near Shelby.

No one has been hurt, but several cars carrying corn overturned, dumping the grain along the side of a road. The North Carolina Transportation Department says part of Airport Road will be closed until Wednesday morning.

There is no word yet on what caused the train to derail.

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