Train derailment closes highway near Worthing

KELO train derailment Lincoln County

WORTHING, S.D. (KELO) — Efforts to clean up following a minor train derailment are underway in Lincoln County.

According to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s office, two rail cars full of grain tipped over east of Worthing near South Dakota Highway 115.   

Authorities say there is no danger to the public.  

SD Hwy 115 is blocked between 281st Street and 280th Street.  Driver are asked to not use gravel roads to get around; instead, people are asked to use 472nd Avenue and go through Worthing.

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