Look: Second derailment in two weeks happens at UP Idaho rail yard

Written by Bill Wilson, Editor-in-Chief
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The site of a derailment at a Union Pacific rail yard in Idaho.
Brad Winters via Local News 8

For the second time in as many weeks a train has derailed at a Union Pacific rail yard in Idaho.

The accident happened on the morning of June 13 at the Pocatello UP site. No injuries were reported.

Brad Winters via Local News 8.

The investigation is ongoing while crews work to clear the area. Some of the railcars were carrying corn, but none were holding hazardous materials. Twenty cars left the track.

Brad Winters via Local News 8.

The is the second derailment in the rail yard over the last two weeks. On June 2 15 cars carrying cement derailed.

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