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Strong winds 'likely' toppled train in western Oklahoma

Aug. 11, 2020 12:20 PM EDT

GAGE, Okla. (AP) — A BNSF Railways train derailment in western Oklahoma was “likely” caused by wind gusts of up to 70 mph (113 kph), National Weather Service meteorologist Phillip Ware said Tuesday. The strong winds and the derailment both occurred at approximately 8:30 p.m. Monday, Ware...