Train, tractor-trailer collide in Plant City

PLANT CITY, Fla. - A train and a tractor-trailer collided Wednesday morning in Plant City.

Deputies with Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said the logging truck was crossing the tracks and moving when it was struck by the CSX train at Moriczville Lane, a private drive.

The train pushed the semi about 1000 feet down the tracks before coming to a stop.

Deputies said the truck driver, Roberto Febles of Ocala, was sitting up and talking to authorities. He was taken to Lakeland Regional Medical Center with minor injuries.

The three crew members on the train were not injured.

The crossing does not have lights or a crossing arm, but does have "RR Crossing" signs.

 
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