Look: Crews still cleaning site of Union Pacific derailment

Written by Bill Wilson, Editor-in-Chief
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It could take up to 20 hours for a derailment to be cleared in Missouri.
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The hope is Rte. 62 in Dunklin County, Mo., will be open sometime on May 5 after a Union Pacific train derailed. No injuries have been reported and Union Pacific is trying to figure out the cause of the accident.

According to Union Pacific, 25 cars derailed but the contents inside the cars remained intact. The accident happened at around 5:30 p.m. on May 4 and crews were using heavy equipment to try to clear the scene.

Here are pictures taken at the accident site:

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