BNSF says train carrying corn syrup derailed in Arizona

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(Reuters) – BNSF Railway confirmed on Thursday that a train carrying corn syrup derailed near Topock in western Arizona close to the California border on Wednesday, with preliminary reports indicating no involvement of hazardous materials. “There were no injuries as a result of the derailment and preliminarily reports indicate there are no hazardous materials involved,” BNSF said in a statement. About eight train cars derailed at approximately 7:40 p.m. (0240 GMT) and the cause of the incident is under investigation, according to BNSF. Media reports earlier said that a freight train carrying h…

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