Train derails west of Rapid City in Black Hawk - KSFY News - Sioux Falls, SD News, Weather, Sports

Train derails west of Rapid City in Black Hawk

Posted: Updated:

BLACK HAWK, S.D. (AP) - A support bridge over a creek west of Rapid City near Black Hawk has collapsed and derailed a train.

Highway Patrol Sgt. Jeff Twite says the train was on the track parallel to Sturgis Road Thursday when the bridge broke.

Multiple cars on the Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad train are off the track.

Twite says the rail line and law enforcement authorities are trying to clear Peaceful Pines Road in Black Hawk.

Interstate 90's Exit 52 into Black Hawk is also closed. Anyone entering Black Hawk must use Exit 48 or Exit 55. I-90 traffic isn't impacted.

Twite says he's not aware of any injuries.

 

 

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KSFY. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service or our EEO Report.