8 February 2024: Ragland, Alabama

A railroad crossing in St. Clair County, Alabama, reopened after a train derailed in Ragland on Thursday morning, February 8. The incident closed part of Highway 144. The incident happened around 2:30 a.m., according to James Brown, Ragland police chief. Chief Brown said loaded cars from the nearby cement plant were being moved when several cars left the tracks, flipped over and spilled cement onto the ground. No one was hurt.