Two dead after train hits truck in Lauderdale County
LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) – Lauderdale County authorities confirm two people have died after a train collided with a truck just off Highway 11 on Monday afternoon.
Lauderdale County Sheriff Billy Sollie says it happened at the intersection of Arundel Road and Highway 11 South. The current accident scene is roughly a half mile down the road.
The train involved was an Amtrak Crescent. A representative with Amtrak spoke to Newscenter 11 by phone and says none of the passengers or the crew were hurt in the accident.
The train is delayed right now, but Amtrak reps say it will continue on once the accident site is cleared.
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