COLFAX, N.C. — A train and a truck collided Wednesday afternoon on Market Street parallel to 421 in Colfax.
The driver of the truck, Michael Duane Starks, was taken to Kernersville Medical Center only as a precaution. No one on the train was injured.
Starks was towing an empty flatbed trailer across the railroad tracks on a private driveway belonging to National Pipe and Plastics, 9609 West Market St. There is no railroad crossing gate at this location. The road and railroad crossing to National Pipe and Plastics are not state-maintained.