Peppermint Pattied: Train Collides With Truck Carrying Candy

This happened in Henry County, Ga. on August 10, 2017. Video courtesy Kelli Nichols:

A truck was struck by a train in Locust Grove just before 11 a.m. Thursday.

Henry County Police said a tractor-trailer stalled on the tracks at Highway 42 and Bowden St. The driver got out of the truck before the collision. His truck was carrying soft peppermints, according to police.

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Highway 42 was blocked for clean up. Around 3 p.m. Chief Jesse Patton with Locust Grove police said the Hwy reopened and the train was back in service.

The truck driver will be cited due to it being a no truck crossing. 

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