Train derails in West Knoxville after hitting tree branch

Train derails in West Knoxville after hitting tree branch

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Authorities on the scene say several of the Norfolk Southern train's cars were set off course after it hit a tree branch that had fallen onto the tracks. Authorities on the scene say several of the Norfolk Southern train's cars were set off course after it hit a tree branch that had fallen onto the tracks.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A train derailed in West Knoxville on Sunday morning after hitting a tree branch.

Authorities on the scene say several of the Norfolk Southern train's cars were set off course after it hit a tree branch that had fallen onto the tracks.

Officials say the train was carrying commodities such as grain.

No one was injured in the accident.

 

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