- Cullman, Alabama

July 17, 2013

Train derails in Hanceville

Staff Reports
The Cullman Times

Coal cars derailed in Hanceville early Wednesday morning, blocking the railroad tracks for the rest of the day, a city official said.

No one was injured in the accident when a few cars ran off the tracks, said Mayor Kenneth Nail. A CSX crew was onethe scene nearby the Hanceville Industrial Park to determine how to move the cars out of the way, Nail said.

The derailment reportedly happened shortly before 5:45 a.m.