US 76 now open after Monday's train derailment in Newberry
02/17/2014 10:59 AM
02/18/2014 1:10 PM
According to the Newberry County Sheriff's Office, three train cars derailed at the intersection of Colony Church Road and Highway 76 just after 9:30 a.m. Monday morning.
No injuries were reported.
The train cars were carrying paper. According to the Sheriff's Office there is no threat to the surrounding community.
US 76 reopened Tuesday around 1 p.m. after delays in righting the rail cars and cleaning up from the derailment closed one eastbound lane for safety reasons, according to the Newberry County Sheriff's Office.
Editor's Choice Videos
Join the Discussion
The State is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.