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Train tracks damage cars in Central Florida

Polk County Sheriff's Office closes Highway 60

LAKE WALES, Fla. – The Polk County Sheriff's Office advises motorists that train track damage has caused them to close Highway 60 eastbound in Lake Wales.

Deputies say several vehicles were damaged early Friday when they struck the damaged CSX tracks.

The Sheriff's Office says that for an unknown reason, a large portion of the track became dislodged from the main track, creating a significant obstruction.

The Florida Department of Transportation is responding to the scene.

Deputies say they don't know how long the road will be closed.

No further information was immediately available.