Train derails in Higginsville

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A train derailed in Higginsville early Thursday, but there were no reports of any injuries, authorities said.

Police say it happened around 2 a.m. at AA Highway and Salem Cemetery Road.

The AA Highway is, however, closed as a result of the derailment.

About 30 box cars of a Kansas City Southern train came off the tracks.

The train was not carrying any hazardous materials.

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