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Tractor-Trailer Collides with Train in Rural Nebraska

A train conductor was injured when his train collided with a semi-truck in Broken Bow, Nebraska, on the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 15. According to SandhillsExpress.com, the driver of the tractor-trailer, which was hauling a forklift, was crossing railroad tracks without yielding to the oncoming Burlington Northern train. The truck was spun around by the collision, but the driver was not injured in the accident. The train conductor was transported to a nearby medical facility.

TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to TruckInfo.net, 68% of all truck accidents occur in rural areas.

(Photo credit: SandhillsExpress.com)

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