Updated: 3:50 p.m. | Posted: 6:49 a.m.
Six Canadian Pacific freight train cars fell into the Mississippi River after a derailment late Tuesday night.
Railroad spokesman Andy Cummings said the derailment involved 15 cars, carrying a variety of freight. No injuries were reported.
The derailment happened about 10 p.m. Tuesday on the tracks that parallel Highway 26 along the river in Houston County.
One of the cars in the water contains grain. The other is carrying sodium chlorate. Sheriff Mark Inglett says it doesn't appear to be leaking.
KSTP-TV reports a hazardous materials team from Winona and the U.S. Coast Guard's Pollution Response Unit were called to the scene.
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