EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSTrain Collides With Tractor Trailer In Hurricane
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Reported by: Kallie Cart
Web Producer: Kallie Cart
Also Contributing: Mamie Buoy
Reported: Jul. 9, 2013 6:10 PM EDT
Updated: Jul. 10, 2013 9:15 AM EDT
Hurricane , Putnam County , West Virginia
Hurricane police officers are investigating a train accident that happened Tuesday evening.
It happened at the tracks near Hurricane High School around 5:30 p.m.
Hurricane Mayor Scott Edwards says the driver of the tractor-trailer, and his passenger, were crossing the tracks when they were hit by the train. Mayor Edwards say the driver said he saw the train coming and thought he had enough time to cross. He managed to get the cab of the truck across, but the train hit the trailer of the semi.
Nobody got hurt.
Emergency crews are on the scene of a train accident in Putnam County.
It happened at the crossing near Hurricane High School.
Around 5:30, dispatchers say a train hit a tractor trailer that was on the tracks.
No injuries have been reported.
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