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Train derails in Newberry Co.

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Source: Newberry County Sheriff Source: Newberry County Sheriff

Several train cars have fallen off the tracks in Newberry County.

Sheriff Lee Foster says just after 9:30 a.m., three cars derailed on a side switch track near Colony Lutheran Church Road on Highway 76 between Newberry and Prosperity. 

The sheriff said the box cars were carrying paper.

Nobody was injured.

One eastbound lane of Highway 76 is closed while crews clean up.

Foster said it is unclear what caused the derailment.

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