Train and dump truck collide in Rowan Co., 1 airlifted

Train and dump truck collide in Rowan Co., 1 airlifted

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Train and dump truck collide in Rowan Co., 1 airlifted

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by WCNC.com

WCNC.com

Posted on September 23, 2013 at 5:16 PM

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C.  –-  Crews in Rowan County are working  an accident involving a train and a dump truck.

The crash happened around 3:47 p.m. near Shaver Wood Products on Statesville Boulevard.  First responders tell NBC Charlotte one person was transported by helicopter to Wake Forest Baptist Hospital.

In a statement to NBC Charlotte, Norfolk Southern said a vehicle pulled in front of the train heading from Old Fort to Linwood.  The train was not able to stop in time to avoid the crash. 

Officials said the cross is a private crossing with railroad crossing signs and a stop sign.

Stay with NBC Charlotte and WCNC.com for this developing story…

 

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