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Highway 49 Re-opens After Clean Up Of Train Derailment

Highway 49 is cleaned up and ready for traffic.


Craighead County, AR -- Highway 49 re-opens after a being shut down by a train accident.

At least 15 cars of the train were blown off the tracks and onto the highway at the Craighead and Poinsett County line.

Local businesses say the road closure caused them to lose 50-75% in profits.

Commuters also were affected by having to change their routes to and from work.

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