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18-wheeler split in half after being hit by train in Richmond

Posted on Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 at 1:00 pm    

RICHMOND, TX – An 18-wheeler was split in half after being hit by a train in Richmond this morning, Click2Houston reports.

The truck got stuck on the railroad crossing at 2nd Street and the driver quickly exited the vehicle. The truck was then hit by a passing train and split in two. No one was hurt. The incident occurred around 11 a.m.

The big rig was carrying 19 cases of water carrying more than 44,000 pounds.

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