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Police: Train car derails in Iowa, hits bar called DeRailed

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A freight train car that derailed in Charles City, in northern Iowa, derailed into and damaged a trackside tavern called DeRailed early Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016. A freight train car that derailed in Charles City, in northern Iowa, derailed into and damaged a trackside tavern called DeRailed early Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016.

CHARLES CITY, Iowa (AP) — Police say a freight train car that derailed in northern Iowa rolled into and damaged a trackside tavern called DeRailed.

Police Chief Hugh Anderson says the accident occurred around 4 a.m. Tuesday as crews moved rail cars and changed connections in Charles City. Anderson says it appears that the track separated and the grain car tipped about 45 degrees into the back of the bar.

Anderson says a patrol officer called him to say a train car had derailed into Derailed, adding that "it's not every day you get to say that."

No one was injured. The bar owner estimates damage at $10,000.

Charles City is about 140 miles northeast of Des Moines.

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press.

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