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Train derails east of Havre


Havre Daily News/Pam Burke

A Montana Highway Patrol officer surveys the damage just east of Havre, after a Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway train drailed Sunday evening.

Three locomotives and twenty-three cars of a 93-car, eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway freight train derailed, spreading lumber and other cargo onto the side of the tracks six miles east of Havre Sunday afternoon.

Burlington Northern Santa Fe spokesman Gus Melonas said the cause of the derailment is under investigation.

The Havre Fire Department, called at 3:46 p. m., responded with two engines...

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