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Truck and Train Collide in Marked Tree

MARKED TREE, AR (KAIT) - Emergency responders were on the scene in Marked Tree earlier this afternoon after a flatbed truck was struck by a freight train.

The accident happened at approximately 12:45 p.m., at the Elm and Frisco Street crossing.  A spokesperson with the Marked Tree Police Dept. said the truck was apparently a commercial vehicle owned by a Jonesboro company.  She also said the truck was on its side and leaking diesel.  No one was injured as a result of the accident.

Authorities have not yet released the name of the truck's driver.

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