Driver injured in truck vs train collision - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Driver injured in truck vs train collision

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RANKIN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

An Airgas tanker truck leaving a dry-ice plant on Dixie Road, in Star, collided with a train Wednesday night.

The collision threw the truck and its trailer against the locomotive and it was dragged 30 yards.

The driver, identified as Robert Yokum, was taken to an area hospital. The extent of his injuries are not known at this time.

The tanker was leaking C-O-2, but there is no danger to the surrounding area.

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