• Train blown off bridge by strong storms

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    JEFFERSON PARISH, LOUISIANA - Monday's storms in southeast Louisiana were so strong they blew a train right off a bridge.


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    A news crew was seeking shelter from the storm when their dashboard camera caught the train being knocked off the Huey P. Long Bridge in Jefferson Parish.  

    Officials said nearly a dozen rail cars fell from the elevated tracks.  Shipping containers impacted the ground behind several restaurants but there were no injuries. 

    There was no damage to the bridge.

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