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No one injured in train derailment west of Fergus Falls Sunday morning

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FERGUS FALLS - No one was injured when a train derailed west of Fergus Falls early Sunday morning, officials said.

The Otter Tail County Dispatch said that around 5 this morning, multiple rail cars hauling grain derailed about five to six miles west of Fergus Falls by the Fergus Falls airport on Highway 210.

Officials say Otter Tail Valley Railroad was working to clean the area and to get all the cars back on the track.

Officials have not released the cause of the derailment or how much grain was spilled.

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