Canadian Pacific train derails in west-central Minnesota

The derailment happened north of Alexandria near the town of Carlos.
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train derailment Douglas County 3-1-19

Authorities are working to find out what caused a significant train derailment in west-central Minnesota last Friday. 

About two dozen train cars derailed near the town of Carlos in Douglas County, Minnesota, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. 

Canadian Pacific Railway tells Bring Me The News that the train derailed around 1:30 p.m. The train was carrying grain and potash and no hazardous material were involved. 

The main track through Carlos was re-opened around 6:30 p.m. Mar. 2, but as of Monday crews were continuing to clean up the wreckage

Fortunately, there were no injuries in the crash.

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