A Dubuque family was rudely awakened early Sunday morning after a train with more than twenty cars derailed outside of their home.

Kerry Rogers

"We were in bed sleeping sound asleep and there was a horrible noise...and it felt like an earthquake, it really felt like an earthquake," Kerry Rogers said. "The whole house shook, our dogs started freaking out. It was bad, it was scary."

"Scared to death, scared to death cause I didn't know what was in the cars, you know, you see where like the trains blow up. Yeah I was scared," she added.

Luckily for Kerry, the cars that stopped just a few feet away from her house were all empty and nobody was hurt.

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