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Minor injuries after light rail accident in St. Louis

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By AP/KWMU

St. Louis – Officials with the agency that operates St. Louis' light rail system continue to investigate after a piece of equipment fell onto a train, smashing a window and causing minor injuries.

One passenger on the MetroLink train was taken to a hospital for cuts from the broken glass. Four others were treated at the scene.

The incident happened at 10:10 Monday night near a MetroLink station in Forest Park.

About 75 people on the train were taken by bus to other stops or to their homes.

The line reopened at 3:45 a.m. Tuesday.

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