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CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Train crashes into truck in Louisiana

Posted at 8:45 AM, Oct 08, 2014

Two people are being treated for injuries after a train crashed into a truck in Louisiana on Sunday — the whole thing was caught on tape.

The 87-car locomotive slammed into a truck that was parked on the tracks. The truck's driver was not in the vehicle but the crash injured the train's conductor and engineer, as well as derailing two engines and more than a dozen cars, according to The Associated Press.

A woman riding in a truck that was stopped at the railroad crossing recorded the crash on a Flip Video camera and posted the footage to YouTube.

"We are getting a lot of comments about how we should have called 911 instead of filming," the video's description reads. "There was no need as we were sitting right in front of the police station. Believe me, they heard the crash and came running out."

See the video here: