Sources: One person dead after train, tractor collision

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MONROE COUNTY, Ill. - An accident involving 30 railroad cars and a tractor in southern Monroe County has claimed one life.

The accident, near Fults Road and Bluff Road in Monroe County near Maeystown, had drawn first responders from several area departments, including a hazmat unit from St. Clair County, emergency management officials confirmed to FOX2.

Sources said multiple railroad cars caught fire.

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