Part of train derails near Glenn Milner, blocks road for hours

A locomotive and five empty rail cars were derailed Thursday at about 12:45 p.m. from the tracks behind Garner & Glover Insurance near the intersection of Glenn Milner Boulevard and East Eighth Avenue. The road was blocked most of the afternoon to remedy the situation. According to Susan Terpay with Norfolk Southern Corp., there were no hazardous materials on the train and the incident is under investigation. (Doug Walker, RN-T)