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Saltwater tanker truck struck by train in Red River Parish

The roadway was closed momentarily and has since been reopened.
Traffic in that area is moving and drivers are advised to use caution. The rail crossing at the...
Traffic in that area is moving and drivers are advised to use caution. The rail crossing at the intersection is back open, according to authorities at the scene.(KSLA)
Published: Nov. 22, 2021 at 12:10 PM CST
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RED RIVER PARISH, La. (KSLA) - A crash involving a train and a tanker truck remains under investigation.

Troopers with State Police are on the scene. It took place sometime around 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 22. at La. Highway 1 and Yearwood Road.

According to Louisiana State Police, a saltwater tanker truck was turning off Hwy. 1 onto Yearwood Road. The truck cleared the tracks, but not the tanker which was struck by a Union Pacific train heading south.

The driver of the tanker truck was treated for minor injuries.

The roadway was closed momentarily and has since been reopened.

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