Regional
4:58 pm
Tue July 27, 2010

Train Derails

Socorro – A Burlington-Northern Santa Fe train, traveling to Belen from El Paso, Texas, derailed around 6:40 a.m. (MDT) just outside of Socorro.

Authorities say there are no injuries.

About 19 cars have derailed. There was a fuel-oil car that broke during the derailment and officials are concerned about the leak's proximity to the Bosque del Apache Wildlife Refuge. Railroad officials say a cleanup team is en route.

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Information from: KRQE-TV, http://www.krqe.com

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