Pickup Driver Escapes Injury After Train Hits Truck

Both the pickup and trailer ended up in the ditch.

CASSELTON, N.D. (KFGO) – The driver of a pickup escaped injury when a trailer he was pulling was struck by a train at a crossing two miles east of Casselton just before 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Both the pickup and trailer ended up in the ditch.

The driver was out and walking around when first responders arrived on scene.

Fire Chief Tim McClean tells KFGO News the trailer hit and knocked down a power pole when it went off the road, causing an outage to a nearby farm.

The BNSF freight was westbound.

The 49 year old driver of the truck was cited for care required.

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