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1 injured when train strikes truck near Alberton

Posted at 11:16 AM, Feb 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-19 14:10:28-05

ALBERTON – Emergency crews were on the scene of an accident involving a pickup truck and a train near Alberton on Tuesday morning.

The Frenchtown Rural Fire District responded to the crash, which happened between the Cyr and Fish Creek exits off of Interstate 90.

Fire officials report one person was taken to the hospital. There was no immediate information on the extent of injuries.

The truck was dragged approximately a half mile before the train could stop, according to fire department officials.

(photo credit: Frenchtown Rural Fire District)

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