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Train collides with truck in Lawrence Co.

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The wreck happened near Highway 20 and County Road 381 in Hillsboro. (Source: WAFF) The wreck happened near Highway 20 and County Road 381 in Hillsboro. (Source: WAFF)
LAWRENCE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

Emergency crews responded to the scene of a wreck involving a train and a sanitation truck in Lawrence County.

The wreck happened Thursday morning at a railroad crossing near Highway 20 and County Road 381 in Hillsboro.

Authorities said the driver of the truck was able to jump out before the collision. He was taken to Decatur General Hospital to be checked out. No other injuries were reported in the wreck. 

The crash spilled 150 gallons of fuel. 

Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Department and Lawrence County EMA responded to the wreck.

Authorities continue to investigate.

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