Train hits semi crossing tracks

Indiana State Police told FOX 55 the semi carrying a wide load tried to cross the tracks in the 600 block of Main Street in Butler, but did not make it in time.

Posted: Nov. 14, 2018 1:57 PM
Updated: Nov. 14, 2018 11:10 PM

BUTLER, Ind. (WFFT)- A train hit a semi's trailer Wednesday morning after it couldn't get up enough speed to cross the tracks in time. 

Indiana State Police told FOX 55 the semi carrying a wide load tried to cross the tracks in the 600 block of Main Street in Butler, but did not make it in time. 

The train hit the back of the semi, clipping off part of the driver's load. 

No one was hurt in the crash. 

Police told FOX 55 around noon the crash would take another 30 minutes to an hour to clean up. Crews worked to lift the clipped part of the semi's load off the tracks. 

The train is two miles long and weighs about 10,700 tons. 

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