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Officials respond to train/truck accident

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WEINER, AR (KAIT) -

Weiner police responded to a railroad crossing accident Friday evening.

According to Police Chief Ryan Price, the driver of the truck was crossing the train tracks along Highway 49 at the Craighead County and Poinsett County line.

The train hit the truck bed of the truck knocking it off as the driver was trying to cross.

Price said both the driver and train personnel made it out with no injuries.

The Poinsett County Sheriff’s Office and Arkansas State Police assisted in the crash.

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