Train Collides with Truck, Kills One Person - - Jackson, MS

Train collides with truck, kills one person

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SIMPSON COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A train collided with a truck in Simpson County killing one person Tuesday night.

It happened on Saratoga Sharon Road which is off of Highway 28.

The sheriff says a pickup truck failed to stop as the train approached.

Witnesses claim they tried to blink their lights and get the drivers attention, but it was too late.

After the collision the truck landed in a ditch.

Two people were inside the truck; one was injured and another killed.

Their identities have not been released.

There are no railroad crossings at that intersection.

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