Train Car Derails Near Mill

Incident Shuts Down Nearby Streets; No Injuries

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Posted: June 27, 2014

Workers with Norfolk Southern probe a train car derailment near North Liberty Street in Harrisonburg on Thursday. (Photos by Jason Lenhart / DN-R)
The train was pulling in next to George’s Foods feed mill when the last car came off the track.
Harrisonburg Police Department reports that a Norfolk Southern Railroad train car derailed on Thursday, tearing into the pavement of Kratzer Avenue, pulling other cars off the tracks and leaving one tilted.

HARRISONBURG — A freight train carrying feed additives derailed in the city just before noon Thursday, causing several nearby streets to close while crews worked to clear the scene.


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