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Published July 18, 2010, 12:47 PM

3 railroad workers hurt in Crystal, ND, derailment

CRYSTAL, N.D. (AP) — Three railroad workers suffered minor injuries when a train car derailed south of Crystal. Pembina County sheriff's deputy Cory Mortensen says a single train car, powered by a gas motor, derailed about 5 p.m. Saturday. It was transporting three workers from Grafton to Walhalla, about 43 miles away.

CRYSTAL, N.D. (AP) — Three railroad workers suffered minor injuries when a train car derailed south of Crystal.

Pembina County sheriff's deputy Cory Mortensen says a single train car, powered by a gas motor, derailed about 5 p.m. Saturday. It was transporting three workers from Grafton to Walhalla, about 43 miles away.

The workers were taken to a Cavalier hospital, but Mortensen characterized their injuries as minor. The workers' names have not been released.

Mortensen says he doesn't know the cause of the derailment.

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