Watch: Train crashes into tractor-trailer in Texas

A Union Pacific  train hit a truck that was stalled on the tracks in a  Texas city, officials said.
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A Union Pacific train hit a truck that was stalled on the tracks in a Texas city, officials said.

Credit: Tim Boyle

Credit: Tim Boyle

The driver of a tractor-trailer that stalled on railroad tracks in a Texas town escaped injury when his vehicle was hit by a train Tuesday afternoon, KOSA reported.

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According to Midland officials, the driver of the truck scrambled out of the train’s way in time and called 911, the television station reported. The truck was hit by a Union Pacific train headed for Dallas.

A Union Pacific spokesman told KOSA that the truck was high-centered, causing it to get stuck on the tracks, KOSA reported.

Officials have yet to determine what caused the truck to stall, the television station reported.

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