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Train derails into river in Southwest Va.

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Posted at 12:04 AM, Mar 24, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-24 00:04:48-04

DICKENSON COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – 15 CSX cars carrying potentially deadly chemicals derailed in Southwest Virginia on Saturday.

CNN says the train was heading from Hamlet, N.C. to Russell, Ky.

One of the cars carrying a chemical called proponiac acid was leaking.  Investigators say the leak was minimal.

The rail will be back in operation in a few days.

No injuries were reported.