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From 2018 through 2022, there were 60 train derailments in Minnesota

Ethanol, corn syrup burning in western Minnesota train derailment
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MINNEAPOLIS -- Authorities are at the scene of a train derailment in western Minnesota Thursday morning, where ethanol and corn syrup are burning, but no injuries have been reported.

It's one of many derailments in Minnesota over the last five calendar years.

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According to data collected from the U.S. Department of Transportation, there have been 60 distinct incident counts of train derailments from 2018 through 2022. Of those incidents, there was nearly $11 million in reportable damages in total.

There have been three collisions, totaling over $1.1 million in reportable damages. 

Those figures do not include any incidents from 2023.

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One fatality and one injury was reported from highway railing crossing incidents, which total six in that time span. In total, there was $210,114 in reportable damages.

Federal officials also list obstruction (2) and other impacts (17), both together total more than $1.1 million in reportable damages.

See the table below. 

Since 2018 US Dept. of Transportation

According to the Federal Railroad Administration, in 2022 alone there were 518 derailments nationwide, causing five injuries, zero deaths and more than $100 million in reported damage.

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