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Route 5 still closed after train crash

Extent of damage to highway pavement yet to be determined

A rail worker on Tuesday plucks axles off the ground at the site of the last week's train wreck along state Route 5 near Fonda.
A rail worker on Tuesday plucks axles off the ground at the site of the last week's train wreck along state Route 5 near Fonda.
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Route 5 will remain closed for the near future at the site of last week’s train wreck, but it can be opened for emergency traffic in very short order. In the event of an emergency, railway owner CSX would need 15 minutes’ notice to clear a path through the wreckage that remains of Thursday’s derailment, which sent two freight trains tumbling and dumped a rail car on Route 5. Officials aren’t guessing when the roughly ...

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