Overnight: Pickup truck struck by train in Durant

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DURANT, Okla. (KXII) -- A train traveling through Durant struck a vehicle that had driven onto the tracks.

Durant Police said it happened around 11 p.m. Monday at South 9th Avenue and Rodeo Road, when a pickup truck hauling an RV drove off the road and onto the train tracks.

The driver was sent to the hospital for minor injuries, we're told.

Durant PD did confirm that driver will be facing DUI charges.

The road is open to travel on, but the train track has been shut down until the scene is clear.



 
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