Director Tony Fisher of the Spartanburg Public Safety Department has announced a news conference tomorrow to release information from the law enforcement side of the investigation of the Cleveland Park amusement train derailment in March.
There are unofficial reports that no charges will be filed in the accident that killed a of a six-year-old Gaffney boy and injured 27 others.
The investigation was done by the Charleston County Solicitor’s Office and follows an engineering inspection after the wreck.
Train experts estimated the train was going 22 miles an hour when it derailed. The train’s instruction manual says it’s not supposed to be driven faster than 12 miles and hour or eight miles an hour going into a curve.
Solicitor Barry Barnette withdrew from the case after a worker in his Spartanburg office had relation injured in the accident.