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Four injured in train vs. semi collision in Love County

Train vs Semi
Train vs Semi(Love Co. Fire Dept.)
Published: Oct. 15, 2021 at 7:53 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 19, 2021 at 11:05 AM CDT
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LOVE COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - The four people injured after an Amtrak train crashed into a semi on Friday were treated and released from the hospital, according to Love County Sheriff Marty Grisham.

It happened at the crossing of Highway 77 and Addington Bend Road near Marietta on Friday evening.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol confirmed that a semi car hauler was struck by the train after getting stuck on the tracks around 7:06 p.m.

A Heartland Flyer train had been traveling from Fort Worth, Texas to Norman, Okla., when the collision occurred.

Roads in the area were shut down for 12-15 hours while authorities investigated and cleaned up, Grisham said.

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Posted by Fire Department Love County on Saturday, October 16, 2021

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