No injuries reported in northwest Iowa derailment

Published On: Feb 28 2013 09:16:21 AM CST
RITTER, Iowa (AP) -

No injuries have been reported in the derailment of a freight train in northwest Iowa.

Sioux City television station KCAU reports that more than a dozen cars left the tracks a little before 6:30 a.m. Thursday near Ritter. Officials say peanut oil and grain have spilled from some of the cars.

The cause of the derailment is being investigated.