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Coal train cars derail in Missoula

By Associated Press
Published On: Mar 05 2013 02:39:38 PM MST
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MISSOULA, Mont. -

Three cars on a Montana Rail Link train derailed in Missoula with one of the coal cars spilling some of its contents.
    
MRL spokeswoman Lynda Frost says the train cars derailed about midnight Monday. Frost says one car was upright, one was tilted and one tipped on its side.
    
No one was injured. The cause of the derailment is under investigation.
    
Frost expected the derailment to be cleaned up by Tuesday evening.