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Union Pacific coal train rams unoccupied car near Morrill in Nebraska Panhandle


MORRILL, Nebraska — A locomotive has struck an unoccupied vehicle at a crossing four miles south of Morrill in the Nebraska Panhandle.

The Scottsbluff Star-Herald ( ) reports that the incident occurred Wednesday morning. Union Pacific says the coal train carried the car for a little less than a quarter of a mile before stopping.

No injuries have been reported. Union Pacific says the incident is being investigated.

Information from: Star-Herald,

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