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NTSB Investigates Freight Train Accident in North Dakota
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 NTSB Investigates Freight Train Accident in North Dakota

​WASHINGTON - The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a team of railroad investigators to investigate today’s freight train derailment in Heimdal, N.D.

Several cars of a 109 car BNSF crude oil unit train derailed about 7:30 a.m. CT.  According to local authorities, no injuries have been reported at this time.

NTSB investigator Jim Southworth is leading the team as investigator-in-charge. Public Affairs Officer Keith Holloway will coordinate media-related activities from Washington, DC.


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Contact: NTSB Media Relations
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
Keith Holloway
(202) 314-6100