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Missouri Overpass Buckles After Train Derails

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Train Derailment Missouri

<p>Damaged railcars lie on the ground near Rockview, Mo.</p> <p><em>AP Photo/KFVS, Michael Mohundro</em></p> Damaged railcars lie on the ground near Rockview, Mo. on Saturday, May 25, 2013. Authorities said a highway overpass collapsed when rail cars slammed into one of the bridge's pillars after a cargo train collision. Seven people were injured, though none seriously. (AP Photo/KFVS, Michael Mohundro)

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Train Derailment Missouri

<p>A car lies between damaged sections of a highway overpass near Rockview, Mo. Seven people were injured, though none seriously.</p> <p><em>AP Photo/KFVS, Michael Mohundro</em></p> A car lies in-between damaged sections of a highway overpass near Rockview, Mo. on Saturday, May 25, 2013. Authorities said the roadway collapsed when rail cars slammed into one of the bridge's pillars after a cargo train collision. Seven people were injured, though none seriously. (AP Photo/KFVS, Michael Mohundro)

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Train Derailment Missouri

<p>Emergency personnel investigate the Route M overpass at Rockview, Mo., about 10 miles south of Cape Girardeau, Mo., after it collapsed onto the railroad tracks.</p> <p><em>AP Photo/The Southeast Missourian, Fred Lynch</em></p> Emergency personnel investigate the Route M overpass at Rockview, Mo., about 10 miles south of Cape Girardeau, Mo., after it collapsed onto the railroad tracks, Saturday, May 25, 2013. The National Transportation Safety Board has launched an investigation into the cause of a cargo train collision that partially collapsed a highway overpass in southeast Missouri, injuring seven people. (AP Photo/The Southeast Missourian, Fred Lynch)

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Train Derailment Missouri

<p>Emergency personnel respond to the scene of a train derailment near Rockview, Mo. on Saturday, May 25, 2013. The National Transportation Safety Board has launched an investigation into the cause of a cargo train collision that partially collapsed a highway overpass in southeast Missouri, injuring seven people.</p> <p><em>AP Photo/The Southeast Missourian, Fred Lynch</em></p> Emergency personnel respond to the scene of a train derailment near Rockview, Mo. on Saturday, May 25, 2013. The National Transportation Safety Board has launched an investigation into the cause of a cargo train collision that partially collapsed a highway overpass in southeast Missouri, injuring seven people. (AP Photo/The Southeast Missourian, Fred Lynch)

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Train Derailment Missouri

<p>New vehicles being transported on a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train poke out of their damaged railcar after a Union Pacific train collided with it at Rockview, Mo. Saturday, May 25, 2013.</p> <p><em>AP Photo/The Southeast Missourian, Fred Lynch</em></p> New vehicles being transported on a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train poke out of their damaged rail car after a Union Pacific train collided with it at Rockview, Mo. Saturday, May 25, 2013. The National Transportation Safety Board has launched an investigation into the cause of a cargo train collision that partially collapsed a highway overpass in southeast Missouri, injuring seven people. (AP Photo/The Southeast Missourian, Fred Lynch)

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Train Derailment Missouri

<p>Officials survey the scene just east of the Route M overpass where several train cars derailed on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe train near Rockview, Mo. on Saturday, May 25, 2013.</p> <p><em>AP Photo/Southeast Missourian, Fred Lynch</em></p> Officials survey the scene just east of the Route M overpass where several train cars derailed on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe train near Rockview, Mo. on Saturday, May 25, 2013. The National Transportation Safety Board has launched an investigation into the cause of a cargo train collision that partially collapsed a highway overpass in southeast Missouri, injuring seven people. (AP Photo/Southeast Missourian, Fred Lynch)