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1 hurt in slow-speed truck-train crash in south Charlotte

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    By Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    A train and concrete truck collided off Westinghouse Road near I-77 on Thursday.
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    The force of Thursday’s collision knocked the truck on its side. The truck driver’s injuries were described by authorities as not life-threatening.
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    One person was injured Thursday morning when a train and truck collided in south Charlotte. Witnesses said the train and truck were both moving slowly at the time of the crash, about 9:40 a.m. on Texland Avenue. That is two blocks south of Westinghouse Boulevard, just east of Interstate 77.
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    One person was injured Thursday morning when a train and truck collided in south Charlotte. Witnesses said the train and truck were both moving at slow speeds at the time of the crash, about 9:40 a.m. on Texland Avenue.

A truck driver was injured Thursday morning when a train and truck collided in south Charlotte.

Witnesses said the train and truck were both moving at slow speeds at the time of the crash, about 9:40 a.m. on Texland Avenue. That is two blocks south of Westinghouse Boulevard, just east of Interstate 77.

The force of the collision knocked the truck on its side. Authorities said the truck was carrying concrete powder.

The truck driver’s injuries were described by authorities as not life-threatening.

The Observer’s Davie Hinshaw contributed.

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