The clean up from last night’s train derailment in Webster City continues. Ten cars of a 75-car train derailed, spilling grain over several city streets and sending several cars through a laundromat. The laundromat’s manager was severely injured and is in the hospital. Mark Davis from the Union Pacific Railroad says investigators are looking for a cause. they’ve interviewed workers on the train and downloaded information from the train’s onboard recorder. Davis says they’re also looking at pieces of the train and the track to try and find any clues.Davis says it will take some time to determine a cause. He says that’s because they might have to due some metal testing that could drag out the findings.Webster City residents who don’t have clothes washers and dryers in their homes may be forced to take a longer drive to clean their duds. The laundromat that was leveled by the train derailment was the ONLY laundromat in town.
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