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Two train cars derail in Texas leaving at least 1 dead

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Two train cars in El Paso, Texas, derailed Monday night, killing at least one person and damaging a gas line, fire officials said.

The derailment occurred near Barton Street and homes in the area were initially evacuated as a safety precaution, El Paso Fire Department spokesman Enrique Dueñas-Aguilar told Fox News Digital.

About 50 people were able to return home an hour later, Dueñas-Aguilar said.

The spokesman said one death was confirmed as a result of the derailment. It is not clear where this person was when she was killed. No other injuries were reported.

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Two train cars in El Paso, Texas, derailed Monday night, killing at least one person and damaging a gas line, fire officials said.
(El Paso Fire Department)

A backyard shed, fence and gas meter were damaged after train cars derailed.

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One person was killed when two train cars derailed in Texas.

One person was killed when two train cars derailed in Texas.
(El Paso Fire Department)

The damaged gas line was shut down. Texas Gas was working to repair the line.

“The incident was reported around 9:18 pm MT. The train cars that derailed were carrying grain of wheat, they were not passenger cars,” said Dueñas-Aguilar.

A backyard shed, fence and gas meter were damaged after train cars derailed.

A backyard shed, fence and gas meter were damaged after train cars derailed.
(El Paso Fire Department)

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Authorities ask that people avoid the area.

The El Paso Police Department and Union Pacific are investigating the incident.

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