Pickup, train collide in Gunter

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GUNTER, TX -- A man is in the hospital after his truck hit a train Monday morning in Gunter.

Officials say the accident happened just after 8 a.m. when Jesus Morales, who was driving east bound on Elm Street, tried to beat the train across the tracks but his truck was hit by the southbound train.

Gunter police say Morales was picked up by family and taken to the hospital.

No one on the train was injured. Officials say Morales's injuries appear to be non-life threatening. The investigation is still ongoing.