(UPDATE – 05/13/2017 11:15 a.m.) : BNSF Railways has confirmed that one of their freight trains has derailed near Bosworth.
A BNSF Spokesperson told KMZU an estimated 39 cars have derailed and no injuries have been reported. The train was traveling west from Galesburg, Illinois to Kansas City.
The accident is still being investigated.
CARROLL COUNTY, Mo. — KMZU has received unconfirmed reports that a train has derailed near Bosworth at 7:30 this morning.
It is estimated that 20 cars have been derailed near the Grand River on the Carroll and Chariton County line. No injuries have been reported. Investigators are on scene. Motorists are encouraged to use caution near the area.
KMZU will provide updates as soon as they become available.