Freight train derails in Dickenson County

Posted at 9:13 PM, Mar 23, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-23 21:16:52-04

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Fifteen train cars went off the tracks when a freight train derailed Saturday evening in Dickerson County, Virginia.

Four of them ended up in the Russell Fork River.

According to the transportation company, C-S-X, one of the derailed cars was leaking.

It contained propionic acid, a corrosive material.

A hazardous materials team is on the scene.

The train was headed from North Carolina to Kentucky when the accident happened.

No injuries were reported.