Bar named 'DeRailed' struck by derailed train

By Daniel Uria
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CHARLES CITY, Iowa, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- An Iowa bar by the name of "DeRailed" was met with an ironic fate after it was struck by a derailed train on Tuesday morning.

Charles city police shared a photo showing the aftermath of the crash, which occurred around 4 a.m.


"There is damage to the building but no one was inside and there are no injuries reported," police wrote.

Police Chief Hugh Anderson told KCCI they received a call early Tuesday reporting that a train had derailed into DeRailed.

"It's not every day you get to say that," he said.

Anderson said it appeared the track separated, causing a train car to tip 45 degrees into the bar.

DeRailed's owner said the crash caused an estimated $10,000 worth of damage.

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