An empty coal train operated by CSX derailed early Wednesday morning near Sandstone, West Virginia.
The train reportedly hit a rockslide along the tracks, causing a fiery derailment beside the New River.
Officials said the train was empty, but at least one locomotive and one fuel tank spilled into the river.
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An unknown amount of diesel fuel and oil spilled, officials reported.
The incident reportedly injured three CSX crewmembers.
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