Train slams into tractor-trailer in Randolph County

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(Joshua Nagy/WGHP)

RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — A train crashed into a tractor-trailer in Randolph County, according to Highway Patrol.

At about 11:38 a.m., crews responded to the scene on Glenola Industrial Drive near U.S. 311.

The tractor-trailer, operated by Future Foam of High Point, was headed southwest on Glenola Industrial Drive when it did not stop for a train headed southeast.

The train hit the trailer, which was filled with foam.

The driver of the tractor-trailer suffered only minor injuries and was taken to the hospital.

Troopers say charges are pending.

Video shows the tractor-trailer overturned with the trailer severed in half.

The train is stopped on the tracks and surrounded by emergency vehicles.


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