Another Derailment, What’s Going On?

  • A train that derailed in western Arizona Wednesday evening was carrying corn syrup, the railroad said, after the county sheriff’s office said it may have been carrying hazardous materials.
  • “BNSF Railway can confirm that a train carrying corn syrup derailed” around 7:40 p.m., company spokesperson Lena Kent told CNN in an email. “There were no injuries as a result of the derailment and preliminarily reports indicate there are no hazardous materials involved.”
  • The derailment happened in Mohave County, Arizona, near the state’s border with California.