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CPR train, tractor-trailer collide at crossing west of Moose Jaw; no leaks or injuries

A Canadian Pacific Railway train has collided with a tractor-trailer west of Regina, causing a derailment.

CPR spokeswoman Salem Woodrow says the westbound freight train struck the semi at a crossing just west of Caron on Monday afternoon.

She says 21 empty cars and two locomotives went off the tracks.

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Woodrow says the train's two crew members were not injured and the truck driver was taken to hospital in Moose Jaw with unknown injuries.

It's the second derailment of a CPR train in less than a month in the same area -- 24 cars carrying asphalt, lumber and contained gasoline went off the tracks near Caron on July 16.

There were no leaks, and no injuries or evacuations.

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