TOLUCA, Ill. (AP) -- Authorities in north-central Illinois say they're investigating the possibility that high winds caused a freight train to derail, damaging about 30 rail cars.
The cars went off the tracks around 3 p.m. Sunday just east of Toluca near the Marshall County-LaSalle County line.
Emergency management authorities say an inspection of the tracks found no damage. But there were reports of strong wind gusts in the area at the time that left behind broken power poles and downed wires.
The Marshall County Sheriff's Department says no injuries were reported.
Toluca is about 100 miles southwest of Chicago.
A phone message left Monday with the Burlington North Santa Fe railroad wasn't immediately returned.
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