Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

July 17, 2013

CSX investigates derailment in southern W.Va.


Associated Press

SANDSTONE — CSX is investigating the derailment of a freight train in southern West Virginia.

CSX spokesman Bob Sullivan tells The Register-Herald that the 100-car train was traveling from Hinton to Newport News, Va., when 20 cars derailed in Sandstone. The cars were loaded with coal.

The derailment occurred Monday. Sullivan says no injuries were reported.