Scene of weekend Summers County train derailment cleared

HINTON, W.Va. — CSX officials confirm crews worked until Monday morning to clear and repair the scene of a Saturday train derailment in Summers County.

The accident happened shortly after 3 Saturday afternoon near Summers County High School. A CSX spokesperson told MetroNews affiliate WJLS around seven cars derailed but no hazardous fluids spilled.

“The area is restored. As of this morning both of the rail lines are open and operational,” the spokesperson said.

Investigators are still unsure what caused the derailment.

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