Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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April 16, 2014

Train derailment reported in the Rock community of Mercer County

BLUEFIELD — Crews are working to clear a train derailment in Mercer County.

The derailment occurred in the Rock area of Mercer County, according to Norfolk Southern spokesman Robin Chapman.

Chapman said eight cars derailed from a train in the vicinity of Rock, near Montcalm. He said NS crews are on the scene of the derailment now. The cars were hauling coal. No injuries were reported in the derailment.

The cause of the derailment remains under investigation.

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