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Truck driver issued citation for crashing into train in Livingston Parish

7 years 6 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, August 10 2016 Aug 10, 2016 August 10, 2016 12:42 PM August 10, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – The truck driver that was involved in a crash with a train on Tuesday afternoon has been issued a citation for failing to stop at a railroad crossing.

The truck driver has been identified as 53-year-old Henry Page, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office. Page was transported to the hospital after a train struck a the log truck he was driving in Livingston Parish Tuesday afternoon.

Sources told WBRZ's Brett Buffington that the Page was transported from the scene via helicopter and flown to a Baton Rouge hospital. He suffered a minor injury in the crash, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office. 

According to LPSO, the train tracks are damaged, but are not expected to have an impact on car traffic. 

Authorities say the crash happened on US 190 in front of V. Watt's Furniture, east of Satsuma Road in Livingston Parish. 

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