Canadian National Railway Derailment in Michigan
A Canadian National Railway train derailed about 4:00 a.m. Sunday morning, September 14 in Macomb County, southeastern Michigan, about 20 miles northeast of Detroit (Associated Press). Police said a broken axle caused the accident, but CN provided no further details. Traffic on several major roads was blocked and the track was closed until some time Sunday afternoon.
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