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Train derailment in Prairie du Chien late Wednesday

Train derailment in Prairie du Chien...

PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. (WKBT) - At 11:15 p.m., March 29, Prairie du Chien Police responded to a train derailment between the Pattison Sand Company’s loading site on Hwy 18 and the Prairie du Chien Municipal Waste Water Treatment Plant.

Five railcars derailed. Two railcars had tipped on their side and spilled their load of sand, according to authorities.


Crawford County Emergency Management Director Jim Hackett and Burlington Northern Sante Fe Railroad were notified.

There is no access to the Campion Street Boat Landing via Campion Street.

No injuries were reported and the cause is currently under investigation.


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