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Driver injured after semi-truck hit by train

Jan 1, 2023, 5:47 PM | Updated: Jan 2, 2023, 5:34 am
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SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — A man was taken to the hospital in stable condition after he drove a semi-truck off the road and was hit by a train.

According to the Park City Fire District, at approximately 3:45 p.m., first responders were called out to assist the North Summit Fire Department with a semi accident at mile marker 176 on Interstate 80.

(North Summit Fire Service District) (North Summit Fire Service District)

For unknown reasons, the semi-truck went off the road and landed on the train tracks where it was struck.

“A semi-truck was westbound on I-80 near mile 176. The semi-truck went off the roadway and came to rest on the train tracks,” Sgt. Peterson with the Utah Highway Patrol said. “The semi was hit by a train separating the trailer and the truck. The driver of the truck was transported with minor injuries.”

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