Train collides with truck carrying metal near steel plant - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Train collides with truck carrying metal near steel plant

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FORT PAYNE, AL (WAFF) -

A train collided with a truck near the Nucor Vulcraft plant Friday morning.

The crash happened at 9 a.m. north of Fort Payne. 

The tractor trailer loaded with metal sheets crossed the tracks and the train hit the truck.

The force of the collision spun the truck around, throwing metal sheets into a field.

Emergency crews transported the truck driver to a local hospital. There's no word on his injuries.

Crews were on the scene clearing the wreck and removing diesel fuel from the truck all morning.

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