Train carrying propane derails

Posted at 11:18 AM, Nov 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-17 13:18:17-05

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    Dooly County, GA (WGCL) — A CSX train transporting propane tank cars has overturned in Byromville near Main Street.

According to the sheriff’s office, the train derailed at the overpass on Highway 90 around 10 a.m. on Saturday. As a precaution, areas within a half-mile radius of the accident have been evacuated.

Crews are currently in the process of accessing damages and cleaning up.

Motorists are also advised to avoid the area.

Eastbound traffic has also been rerouted down Highway 230 to West Road. Westbound traffic is rerouted in Lily at West Road.

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