Train derails, spills oil near Parkers Prairie
Tanker railcars carrying crude oil derailed north of Parkers Prairie just after 6 a.m. Wednesday.
The Canadian Pacific Railroad train was traveling southeast past the intersection of 150th Street and 555th Avenue when it lost air pressure for its brakes and went into emergency mode, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office.
Fourteen cars derailed, some of them completely off the tracks.
Three tankers ruptured and either leaked oil or spilled oil.
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