Crew member who thought train carried ethanol was on train carrying soybeans
CASSELTON — The crew member who thought the cars engulfed in flames after a train wreck near Casselton last week were hauling ethanol —not crude oil — was on board the other train carrying soybeans, a BNSF official says.
The confusion stemmed from audio recordings of emergency calls after one train struck a derailed train just west of Casselton on Dec. 30. The recordings were released by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday.
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