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Train to snarl Fayetteville rush hour

A CSX freight train stretching more than a mile was slated to travel through the Hay Street area at about 5 p.m. Tuesday, snarling rush hour traffic.

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A CSX freight train stretching more than a mile was slated to travel through the Hay Street area at about 5 p.m. Tuesday, snarling rush hour traffic.

The train will travel at about 5 mph through Fayetteville and will need to stop in order to switch tracks, police said.

Police urged drivers to expect lengthy delays and to avoid the area if possible.

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