- Associated Press - Monday, May 8, 2017

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) - A train carrying corn has derailed in Harrisonburg and caused traffic problems but no injuries.

Five rail cards carrying feed corn derailed around 1 p.m. on Monday. Norfolk Southern spokeswoman Susan Terpay says there were no injuries to the train crew.

She said there were no hazardous materials involved.

WHSV-TV reports (https://bit.ly/2penZkm) that major roadways that were blocked by the derailment reopened as the evening rush hour got under way downtown.

Officials say nearly 1,000 customers lost electricity when the derailed cars knocked down a tree that brought down power lines. Power was restored about 4 p.m.

Terpay says cranes were being brought in to remove the cars.

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