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Train Cars Blown off Track near Weiner

Police say it happened at the Craighead and Poinsett County line Thursday afternoon.
Photo courtesy: Scott Matthews
Photo courtesy: Scott Matthews
Photo courtesy: Scott Matthews
Photo courtesy: Scott Matthews
POINSETT COUNTY, AR - The Arkansas State Police is reporting a train derailment near Weiner along Highway 49 at the Craighead and Poinsett County line. 

According to the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM), 15-20 cars were blown off of the track near Otwell. 

The derailment is believed to be weather-related. Storms have been moving through the area since this morning. 


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