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Published July 12, 2010, 07:46 AM

Cleanup continues after ND train derailment

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — BNSF Railway is cleaning up after a coal train derailment east of Bismarck.

Thirty-one-cars went off the track Saturday afternoon, and 29 of them tipped on their sides. No one was hurt. The wreck sparked a small grass fire.

Railroad spokeswoman Amy McBeth says the cause of the derailment wasn't immediately known.

The tracks were closed, with other trains being rerouted or delayed.

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