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NEW DETAILS: Train Derails After Hitting Water Truck in Ward County

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NewsWest 9

WARD COUNTY – Officials are on the scene of a train derailment in Ward County.

Union Pacific officials tell NewsWest 9, a train collided with a water truck near County Road 135 outside of Barstow.

The driver of the water truck was airlifted to the hospital with unknown injuries.

We're told the train conductor had minor injuries but didn't want medical treatment.

The exact number of train cars that have been derailed is still unknown.

NewsWest 9 is working to get more information.

Stay tuned to NewsWest 9 and NewsWest9.com for the very latest.

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