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Freight train derails in NW Oklahoma

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WAYNOKA, Okla. (AP) _ Officials say a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train hauling beer and other consumer goods derailed near Waynoka.
   The train left the track at about 7:30 a.m. Sunday, northeast of the town. The train was westbound for Los Angeles at the time of the accident.
   The Wood County Sheriff's Department says no one was injured and the town was not evacuated.
   Authorities say the train was going 56 mph when it derailed. The speed limit on the stretch of track is 60 mph.
   Beer and soda cans tumbled out when 40 containers from the train left the track. Rolls of paper towels also littered the area.
   The track is expected to reopen Monday afternoon.
   Waynoka is about 140 miles northwest of Oklahoma City.

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