Train Derailment Blocks Main Tracks Across Iowa

JEFFERSON, Iowa —A train derailment was reported Monday night near Jefferson.

Authorities said the crash happened at 8:32 p.m. near J Avenue, which is west of Jefferson.

A total of eight cars derailed. No one was hurt in the incident.

The crash blocked both of the tracks of Union Pacific's main line.

The crash remains under investigation.
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