One person hospitalized after semi crash with train

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LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (WEAU)-- Police are reminding drivers to stop at the train tracks, after another crash involving a train.

It happened Wednesday morning at about 6:20 at the railroad crossing on 30th Avenue in Lake Hallie.

Police say a flatbed semi was hauling construction equipment and didn't stop at the crossing. The semi, driven by a 35-year-old Lake Hallie man, hit the oncoming train.

Police say the driver was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

According to police, the last vehicle versus train accident at this intersection occurred on September of 2015. Two other vehicles versus train accidents occurred at the 40th Avenue crossing, one in 2014 and the other in 2012.



 
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