Thirteen cars from this train derailed near Calmar.

A central pacific railroad train derailed in northeast Iowa near Calmar this morning.

The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s department reports 13 cars containing corn derailed shortly before 8 a.m. The derailment has caused the closure of three county roads.

Company officials hope to make the necessary repairs to the tracks by midnight. No injuries were reported.

(By Darin Svenson, KDEC, Decorah)