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Train Derailed in Colesburg

A CSX train carrying plastic pellets derailed in Colesburg last night around 8 p.m. According to CSX, there were 7 rail cars that derailed. They were not carrying hazardous material.

Officials from the city of Elizabethtown reported that I-65 was shut down in both directions between exits 91 and 105 just before 9 p.m. The roadway was closed for about an hour.

CSX states that they are focused on rebuilding the tracks and are working closely with local authorities. The cause of the derailment is still under investigation.

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