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UPDATE:Train collides with truck in Hazen, no injuries or deaths reported

A train collided with an 18-wheeler Monday at about 10:45 a.m. at Hazen. According to the Churchill County Sheriff Ben Trotter, there were no injuries or deaths. Trotter said Tran Thituy, 61, of Texas was driving the Sacramento-based Lucky Rider truck southbound on California Road when the train, traveling eastbound, struck the back end of the trailer. The result split the empty trailer in half and took down a stop and crossing signs. Calls to Union Pacific were not returned. “It was one of those things,” Trotter said. “She didn’t look.” According to Trotter, Thituy told the CCSO she stopped …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Apr 9, 2013 07:36PM Published Apr 1, 2013 01:48PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.