Train Derailment – Newberry County

One lane of US Highway 76 is blocked between Newberry and Prosperity due to a 3 car derailment.

The outside eastbound lane of US 76 between Newberry and Prosperity is blocked.  The derailment occurred just 9:30AM Monday morning according to a release from the Newberry County Sheriff’s Office.  There were no injuries and the cargo being hauled by the cars involved was paper so there is no hazardous material involvement.

The right hand eastbound lane of US76 will remain closed during the clean up.