1 dead in truck wreck with train in Morgan Co.

10:02 PM, Jan 5, 2014   |    comments
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MORGAN COUNTY, Ga. -- One person was killed when a semi was struck by a train in Morgan County on Sunday evening.

The Georgia State Patrol says a semi without a trailer was heading southbound on Double Bridges at Hightower Road when it was hit on the passenger side by an eastbound train at the crossing.

Investigators said the driver was the only person in the truck and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers said there was no gate at the crossing, only a stop sign.

The driver's name has been withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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