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Explosions shake Ill. village after train derails

 


TISKILWA, Ill. — With flames shooting to the predawn sky from a train derailment just blocks from her home, a 17-year-old girl refused to evacuate until she helped a paralyzed young neighbor with cancer get to safety. She then banged on the doors of seven houses to make sure other neighbors were awake and out of harm's way

"In small communities, you know everybody," Cynnandra Luttrell said. "It means more."

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This frame grab provided by ABC TV, Chicago, shows a freight train in flames Friday in Tiskilwa, Ill. Twenty-six cars on the 131-car train derailed, includi...



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