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Published April 30, 2014, 12:00 AM

Virginia Train Derailment


Black smoke billowed over downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, after tank cars full of crude oil jumped the track and caught fire Wednesday afternoon, April 30, 2014, city officials said. Between 12 and 14 cars from a CSX freight train were involved in the derailment, which occurred along the James River.

(City of Lynchburg)

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