Winds knock over freight train in Peoria County

Some strong winds knocked a freight train right off its tracks.

This happened in the town of Laura in Peoria County, Illinois.

60 Mile per hour winds pushed over up to 25 freight cars.

The storm also knocked over a semi-trailer, some trees, and half a mile of power lines.

Hundreds of customers lost electricity.

No injuries were reported.

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