Man Hospitalized After Truck Hit by Train

Posted: Sep 19, 2013 1:29 PM by The Associated Press
Updated: Sep 19, 2013 7:29 PM

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WINFIELD - Eastern Missouri authorities are investigating after a freight train struck a pickup truck.

The accident happened Wednesday evening in Winfield. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 30-year-old Gary Nelsen of Elsberry was trying to cross the tracks when the truck was struck by the train.

Nelsen was taken by helicopter to a St. Louis-area hospital. Details about his condition were not immediately available.

The patrol says the crossing was marked with activated lights and bells.

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