Train vs. Semi Crash in Jerome
JEROME, Idaho (KLIX)-A train and semi-truck collided Tuesday morning in Jerome near several factories. Idaho State Police dispatch says the call can in at around 10:09 a.m. Images of the accident show a locomotive hit a semi-truck at a rail crossing on W. Nez Perce Avenue near the Hilex Poly and Jerome Cheese factories. ISP said in a brief statement the driver of the truck only received minor injuries and posted a reminder that locomotives take longer to stop. A Jerome County Sheriff's vehicle could be seen blocking the roadway. The crash is under investigation by ISP.
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