UPDATE: One hurt in crash involving train and grain truck

Train vs. Truck Crash
(Source: KAIT)
(Source: KAIT)
(Source: KAIT)
(Source: KAIT)

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - One person was hurt in a crash involving a train and a grain truck on Highway 49 north of Marmaduke, according to Greene County Sheriff David Carter.

Carter told Region 8 News the crash happened Friday afternoon around 5:00.

Pictures from the scene show the engine in front of the truck's cab ripped away from the truck.

Carter said the driver of the truck was airlifted from the scene with unknown injuries.

He added that the truck was totaled.

Traffic was closed for about an hour along Highway 49 while officials cleared the scene.

Arkansas State Police assisted Greene County Sheriff's deputies with the cleanup.

ASP is investigating the crash.

Region 8 News will have more information as details emerge. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for up to the minute updates.

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