Train, Pickup Truck Collide In Hagerstown

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Police in Hagerstown say a driver suffered only minor injuries when his pickup truck was hit by a CSX freight train.

Police say George Fuscsick, 87, failed to stop for flashing red lights at a railroad crossing in the 700-block of Pennsylvania Ave. Tuesday afternoon.

They say the train clipped the truck, causing the vehicle to roll onto its side.

Police say the driver was taken to a local hospital with glass in his arm.

CSX says the train consisted of a locomotive and 26 cars.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

  • C.T.Heilman Sr.

    Why is this not reported as it happened, the DUMB ASS IN THE TRUCK DROVE INTO THE TRAIN, the train is on a fixed track and the truck could avoid it. CTH

  • KottaMan

    This is another testament to the prevalence of brain death. Can’t see a train coming? Then you shouldn’t have a driver’s license, idiot.

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