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Train derails in Amherst

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A train derails in Amherst for the second time in two weeks.

The latest derailment happened Saturday near the Poor Farm Swamp in Amherst, off Station Street.

Seven cars went off the tracks and a few even went into the swamp. Officials are still investigating the cause of the derailment, but they do note this latest derailment happened close to another one that occurred two weeks ago.

No one was injured in the accident, and the contents of the cars are still unknown.

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