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Officials with Norfolk Southern announced that a train traveling through Northfork broke down on Tuesday afternoon.

The train was headed through the McDowell County community on June 10 when there was a problem with the crankcase.  Robin Chapman with Norfolk Southern said that the locomotive spewed oil as a result.  Chapman said that despite the smoke, there was no fire involved.  The accident did not cause delays for any other trains.