Tractor-trailer and train collide in Greene County

GREENE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – A tractor-trailer hit a train early Friday morning on Highway 49 in-between Paragould and Marmaduke.

According to the Arkansas State Police, the tractor-trailer was traveling north on Highway 49 when the driver lost control in a curve, ran off the road, and hit the tail end of a southbound train.

The driver of the truck, who is from Piggott, suffered only minor injuries. No names were released.

The train was stopped on the tracks for about 4 hours while crews checked the tracks to make sure everything was safe.

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