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18-Wheeler Hit by Train in Midland

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - An 18-wheeler burst into flames after being struck by a train on Sunday morning.

The accident happened around 7 a.m. on Highway 80 and Fairgrounds Road.

We're told the truck somehow got stuck on the tracks just as a train was approaching.

Luckily, the driver escaped without injuries before the truck burst into flames.

TXDOT officials had the road blocked for a few hours as crews cleaned up.

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