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Burlington Northern Santa Fe officials will submit a report to the Federal Railroad Administration next month on the cause of the train derailment near Hager City.

Cause of train derailment to be known next month

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The cause of 31 freight cars derailing near Hager City will be made available next month.

Amy McBeth, Public Information Officer for Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF), said Thursday they will file their report with the Federal Railroad Administration by the end of October.

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"It gives us enough time to be thorough and complete with our investigation," she said.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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