Freight train derails near San Antonio; cars slam into housePosted: Updated:
SAN ANTONIO - Fifteen cars of a Union Pacific freight train are off the tracks near downtown San Antonio, Texas, nearly demolishing two trackside homes.
No injuries were reported from the accident, which took place shortly before midday. Officials at the scene say the northbound train wasn't carrying any hazardous cargo, but rather dry goods such as paper products and auto parts.
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