NEWS ALERT: Train derails in Arizona, officials correct report on cargo it was hauling, sticky situation

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TOPOCK, Ariz. – A train that derailed in Mohave County on Wednesday night was carrying corn syrup, not hazardous materials, according to the railroad company.

According to Anita Mortensen with the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, the train derailment happened near milepost 9 on Interstate 40, in the Topock area.

Mohave County officials claimed that the train was carrying hazardous materials, but BNSF Railway said it was carrying corn syrup and that “there are no hazardous materials involved.”

Officials said at least eight cars derailed, but there were no reports of any spills.

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