Lee County

Train cars derail; spill 150 tons of coal

ST. CHARLES, Va. - Clean up efforts continue after two train cars crash and spill 150 tons of coal in Lee County, Virginia.

The two cars that went off the tracks were part of a CSX train.  The train was traveling on Norfolk Southern rail line near St. Charles, Virginia.

A Norfolk Southern spokesperson told News 5 the incident happened around 1:20 Saturday morning.

Norfolk Southern said they do not know how long the clean up will take.

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