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Kansas City Southern railroad officials work to clean up a train derailment near Laddonia as excessive winds knocked over six empty cars.

Severe storms lead to derailment of train, major damage in area

Posted on July 1, 2015 at 8:48 am

A major storm system with conditions capable of producing a tornado hit the Vandalia area last Thursday night. Winds were reportedly as high as 60 m.p.h. while some residents believed the winds were even stronger in different parts of the area. Karen VanBoening, who lives just off Route...
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