Train smashes into truck apparently abandoned in Monroe County

Emergency responders in Monroe County were called to a train-truck crash west of Greenwood Springs Friday night.

Posted: Mar 1, 2019 11:27 PM
Updated: Mar 1, 2019 11:38 PM

MONROE COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Emergency responders in Monroe County were called to a train-truck crash west of Greenwood Springs Friday night.

They found the train.  They found the truck.  However, they couldn't find the driver of the truck.

Truck smashed by train in Monroe County (Craig Ford)

Train stopped after hitting truck (Craig Ford)

The accident happened sometime before 10:30 p.m. on Jonesboro Road a little more than a half mile from Highway 278.

It appears the pickup, which had an Alabama license plate, had been abandoned on the tracks.  

Sheriff's deputies searched the area around the smashed truck but found no sign of anyone who may have been driving it.

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