UPDATE I Train crashes into a coal truck

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KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- UPDATE 7/10/19 @ 8:34 a.m..
A train crashed into a coal truck just before 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday in Kanawha County.

It happened just off of East Dupont Avenue in Smithers, West Virginia which is near the Kanawaha and Fayette County border.

Our crew at the scene says the coal truck was crossing the railroad tracks into a coal prep plant when it was hit.

The back end of the trailer was struck by a westbound train.

No one was injured.


ORIGINAL STORY 7/10/19

A train has crashed into a coal truck.

It happened in Kanawha County just before 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

Kanawaha County dispatchers say the crash happened in Smithers, West Virginia off of East Dupont Avenue. Smithers is near the Kanawha and Fayette County border.

Dispatchers tell WSAZ there are no injuries.

Firefighters have cleared the scene, but police are still at the crash.



 
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