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Kinston Police investigate crash involving train & commercial truck

Vehicle and train accident in Kinston
Vehicle and train accident in Kinston(City of Kinston)
Published: Jul. 30, 2021 at 7:54 PM EDT
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KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) -Kinston Police are investigating a crash involving a train and a commercial truck on Vernon Avenue.

Police say the initial investigation shows the truck turned from Hull Road west onto Vernon Avenue and was struck by a Norfolk Southern train entering the intersection.

Police say all of the crossing signals were operational at the time. They also say there were no injuries in the crash.

Police say Vernon Avenue was closed from Highway 70 to Hull Road until just after 10:00 p.m.

The train had some damage and repairs had to be done to move the train from the intersection.

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