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PHOTOS: Grain spilled as train cars derail near Cedar River

Grain spills onto the rails from a Canadian National rail car at Cedar Lake in Cedar Rapids on Thursday, March 15, 2018. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)
Grain spills onto the rails from a Canadian National rail car at Cedar Lake in Cedar Rapids on Thursday, March 15, 2018. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)
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The grain spilled from a Canadian National rail car that was bound for Ralston Foods, according to an officer on scene.

It was a two-car derailment just a few back from the main engine. The derailment happened at approximately 3:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

There were no injuries reported.

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