CSX freight train derails in Denmark, SC

The derailment caused significant delays to Amtrak Auto Train 53, which was scheduled to arrive in Sanford, Florida on Jan. 10 after departing from Virginia.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)— A CSX freight train was back on the move last night after derailing Monday in a wooded area of Denmark, SC.

The derailment caused significant delays to Amtrak Auto Train 53, which was scheduled to arrive in Sanford, Florida on Jan. 10 after departing from Virginia.

Authorities say the train hit a wrecked car on the tracks in Lake City and was stuck for more than 29 hours. During the incident, 25 rail cars and two locomotives derailed.

There were no injuries reported but the crew did time out because of the delay and a detour.

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