Train collides with 18-wheeler - - Jackson, MS

Train collides with 18-wheeler

NEW ALBANY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Authorities say no one was hurt when a train collided with an 18-wheeler Thursday night in New Albany.

Sheriff Jimmy Edwards says the transport truck was waiting at the entrance of Newport Furniture for someone to unlock the gate and part of the trailer was sitting on the tracks.

Edwards says the driver was on the phone with someone inside trying to get the gate unlocked, and didn't hear the train coming.

The collision occurred around 10 PM near the city limits. 

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