CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- A coal train derailed while leaving a Georgia Power plant in Bartow County Tuesday night.
The train overturned at around 11:15 p.m. near Plant Bowen, off Beasley Road.
Georgia Power spokesperson Brian Green said the CSX train had offloaded the coal it was carrying and was heading away from the plant when its locomotive derailed.
Two people received minor injuries and were taken to Floyd Medical Center in Rome. Green said neither of the injured work for Georgia Power.