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Weather blamed for train derailment in Orangeburg

Officials say a freight train on the River Line derailed just before 7 a.m. near Western Highway.

News 12 Staff

Sep 2, 2021, 4:28 PM

Updated 1,024 days ago

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The weather is being blamed for a train derailment in Orangeburg today.
Officials say a freight train on the River Line derailed because of “weather-related” problems just before 7 a.m. near Western Highway.
A CSX Freight spokesman says the train was headed for Bergen, New Jersey, and that two cars came off the tracks.
The spokesman says there were no injuries and no leaks from any of the cars.


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