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FHP investigating Glades County train crash

Train crash in Glades County
Posted at 1:05 PM, Oct 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-31 13:09:28-04

GLADES COUNTY, Fla. — Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a train crash in Glades County.

Troopers say a semi-truck trailer combination was traveling north on US 27, near Boar Hammock Rand Road.

A train locomotive, pulling several cargo containers, was traveling west on the railroad tracks.

FHP says the semi-truck failed to stop for the railroad crossing, disregarding the warning lights and crossing arm.

Florida Highway Patrol

The front of the approaching train locomotive collided with the trailer portion of the semi-truck.

No one was hurt.

The crash is under investigation.