Train tracks in Bear Creek clear, open again after derailment on Thursday

BEAR CREEK, Ala. (WIAT) – The area of train tracks where a Norfolk Southern train derailed on Thursday in Bear Creek has been cleared.

Temporary tracks were put into place and the first train passed through the town at 4 a.m. on Friday.

The train derailed around 12:15 p.m. on Thursday.

A total of 21 cars, 15 of which were empty, were involved in the derailment.

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