Emergency personnel take control Saturday at the scene of a train derailment near Rockview, Mo. The National Transportation Safety Board has launched an investigation into the cause of the cargo train collision that partially collapsed a highway overpass.
Officials survey the scene.
New vehicles being transported on a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train poke out of their damaged rail car.
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The crash derailed dozens of rail cars hauling scrap metal, automobiles and auto parts, tossing them into the overpass’ support columns. The highway was shut down for about 8 miles from Scott City to Chaffee.