Paducah man injured in crash involving train, truck
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - A man was injured in a crash involving a truck and a train on Friday morning, June 2.
According to the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office, they responded to the 2600 block of Krebs Station Road around 7:11 a.m. for a report of a train that hit a truck at the railroad crossing, just west of Husband Road.
Deputies say an inbound P&L Railroad train was passing through the intersection. The traffic control devices at the railroad crossing were activated at the time, with a bell and flashing red lights.
According to the sheriff’s office, 39-year-old Ryan Green, of Paducah, was driving a 2014 GMC pickup westbound on Krebs Station Road when he drove through the intersection and was hit by the train.
Green was extricated from the vehicle by the Hendron Fire Department and taken to an area hospital for treatment of “incapacitating injuries.”
Deputies say he was cited for disregarding railroad crossing flasher lights.
The McCracken County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by Hendron Fire Department, Mercy Regional Ambulance, Jason’s Collision Center and P&L Railroad.
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