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Train derails in Bonner County

LACLEDE, Idaho - A train derailed in Laclede, Idaho on Friday afternoon. Laclede is just east of Priest River. 

The train was part of the Pend Oreille Valley Railroad, which is a shortline railroad located in Usk. Officials said three box cars derailed and are now sitting on the ground. One locomotive with front wheels came off the rail. 

All box cars were empty. 

A crew from Libby, Montana with specialized equipment will pick up the car and fix the track. The train should be on schedule for Monday morning, which is the next time the train was scheduled to run. 


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