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Train derails in Sandpoint

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2012, 11:34 a.m.

Three cars of a Union Pacific train derailed today around 4 a.m. in Sandpoint.

Rick Bailey of the city police department said no injures were reported and the derailment did not created a hazardous materials situation.

The cars were hauling lumber and just “tipped off the tracks,” said Bailey, who did not know what caused the derailment.

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