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Investigation Begins Into Derailment Of 22 Rail Cars

Last updated on Thursday, July 9, 2009

(SULLIVAN) - Authorities have launched a criminal investigation to the derailment of 22 rail cars in Sullivan County.

State police say when the train reached the end of the line, the lead car struck a metal barrier and caused the cars to derail and overturn.

The clean up is expected to cost nearly 1 million dollars.

Early investigation reveals the derailment was caused by equipment tampering.

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