CSX train derails, catches fire in Va.; latest in string of crashes involving oil tankers

  • by: ALAN SUDERMAN , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 1, 2014 - 12:05 PM

LYNCHBURG, Va. — Crews used cranes and other heavy equipment Thursday to clean up a derailment that plunged oil-carrying tanker cars into a Virginia river while state officials worked to determine the environmental impact of the thousands of gallons of spilled crude.

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