Several railroad cars derail near Dresbach

Dresbach, MN (WXOW) –  An investigation is underway into why several train cars derailed late Sunday night near Dresbach.

Five empty hopper cars derailed on a train belonging to the Canadian Pacific Railroad near Secluded Road around 10:45 p.m. according to Winona County Emergency Management.

No one was injured in the derailment, nor is there any danger to the public.

The Winona County Sheriff’s Office, Dakota Fire, Nodine Fire, and La Crescent Fire departments all responded to the scene along with Tri-State Ambulance. 

According to Winona County Dispatch no roads in the vicinity of the derailment were blocked off or closed.

Canadian Pacific Rail Police will investigate the incident. 

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