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US 98 closed after derailment near New Augusta

Published on NewsOK Modified: January 31, 2014 at 11:09 am •  Published: January 31, 2014

NEW AUGUST, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Transportation says a train derailment near New Augusta in Perry County has shutdown U.S. Highway 98 between Mississippi 29 and Wingate Road.

MDOT crews, along with state and local law enforcement, are on scene Friday morning assessing the incident.