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Semi-truck struck by train near Luling

LULING, TX  – According to the San Antonio Express-News, a  semi-truck was struck by a train while attempting to cross railroad tracks on U.S. 83 Sunday afternoon.

A Northern Lights Specialized Transport truck was hauling a wind turbine blade on U.S. 83 around 2:30 p.m. The driver was about two-thirds of the way across railroad tracks when the signal arms came down.

The semi-truck was knocked on its side after the tail end of the turbine was struck by a Union Pacific train. The crash damaged multiple unoccupied cars, a commercial building, and the railroad crossing signal controller.

No injuries were reported in the accident. The exact location of the incident is unknown.

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