Train car derails in Sullivan County

SULLIVAN CO. – The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office reports a train derailment in the eastern part of the county Wednesday closing County Road 900 East.

The incident occurred near County Road 350 North.

The rail line had serviced the Landree Coal Mine. The rail car was not loaded. No one was injured and no hazardous materials were involved.

Officials closed County Road 900 East for about three hours while they investigated the incident.

The cause of the derailment remains under investigation.