Semi driver killed in train crash after failing to yield near Amber
Posted on Tuesday, July 12th, 2022 at 7:16 pm
GRADY COUNTY, OK — One person died Monday afternoon after a semi-truck collided with a train near southwest Amber, according to KOCO.
The fatal crash happened on a span of County Road 1300 west of County Street 2840.
Details are limited at this time, but authorities said the driver of the semi failed to stop and yield at a railroad crossing, leading to the collision.
The impact of the wreck left the victim trapped in the wreckage for hours before they were later pronounced deceased at the scene.
Officials confirmed no one on the train was injured.
No further information has been provided as of this writing.
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