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FAYETTE COUNTY, WV – A CSX five car coal train derailed Thursday March 3 around 8:45 a.m. near Springdale WV closing a section of Route 20. Springdale is located in Fayette County about 7 miles from Wheeling.

Photo shows CSX five-car-coal train derailment in Fayette County Thursday morning, March 3. PHOTO CREDIT: F. Brian Ferguson The Register-Herald

Authorities with the Fayette County Emergency Operations Center told the media that the train did not flip over, and no injuries were reported.

Route 20 was re-opened late Thursday night, but authorities were still working on getting the train back on its tracks.

The cause of the incident remains under investigation.

The Register-Herald

Published by FELA lawyer Gordon, Elias & Seely, LLP

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