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Coal Train Derails in Raleigh, Blocks Road

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A CSX train derailed while traveling through the town of Raleigh on Thursday, Aug. 2.

Dispatchers tell 59News three or four cars jumped the tracks near Burmeister Ave. at around 2:15 p.m.  The road is blocked, but no one was hurt in the accident.  The accident is also affecting traffic on Raleigh Ridge Road.  So far there is no indication that it is affecting traffic on Route 19. 

There are reports that some coal has been spilled into the creek in the area.

59News has a crew on the scene.