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Train drags pickup for half mile on tracks in south Bossier

Police got the call just after 7 a.m. According to Lt. Bart Cavanaugh, a pickup truck was...
Police got the call just after 7 a.m. According to Lt. Bart Cavanaugh, a pickup truck was crossing the train tracks near the Pecan Valley Mobile Home Park, when it was hit by a train heading southbound.(Jamie Elysha Williams | Viewer submission)
Published: Sep. 10, 2021 at 9:13 AM CDT
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BOSSIER CITY, La. (KSLA) - A driver is safe following a crash this morning in south Bossier City.

Police got the call just after 7 a.m. According to Lt. Bart Cavanaugh, a pickup truck was crossing the train tracks near the Pecan Valley Mobile Home Park, when it was hit by a train heading southbound.

The pickup truck was drug down the tracks for a quarter of a mile south, out of Bossier City and into the Parish.

The driver was okay, Lt. Cavanaugh said. The driver was taken to a Shreveport hospital. No major injuries were reported.

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