One dead after train and tractor-trailer collide in Davis, Oklahoma

Modified Date: 
Mon, 12/15/2014 - 4:23pm
Accident Date: 
Thursday, October 23, 2014

UPDATE: Fatal train and truck crash reported in Davis, Oklahoma Friday

 There were no train crew members hurt aboard the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway train involved in a fatal crash with a tractor-trailer driver late Thursday, spokesman Mike Trevino in Fort Worth, Texas said Friday. The driver of the tractor-trailer was dead at the scene.

Deadly Train And Semi Collision Reported In Davis

"We are working as fast as we can to get the crossings open. Please say a prayer for all those involved in this accident and investigation," said Chief Cooper.

Tractor-trailer driver dies in collision with train Friday in Davis, Oklahoma

Shortly after midnight, a northbound Union Pacific train collided with a tractor-trailer at a crossing near Benton Avenue and N First Street in Davis, Union Pacific spokesman Jeff DeGraff said.

Police are trying to determine what caused the crash at the railroad crossing of State Highway 7. A train struck a tractor-trailer and killed the driver. No one aboard the train was hurt. Authorities are unsure why the tractor trailer was in the crossing. The man killed has not been identified. More information pending.

Roadway: 
State Highway 7
City: 
Davis, OK

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