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Coal train cars derail east of Aitkin

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About 12 cars on a BNSF coal train derailed east of Aitkin Monday afternoon.

No injuries were reported. 

The train was eastbound coming from Montana and headed to Superior, Wis. when the cars derailed about 2 p.m. 


The train, with three locomotives and 123 loaded cars, typically has two crew members — an engineer and a conductor. 

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