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.
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
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.
"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.
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.
Roadway:State Highway 7
County:Murray County, OK
Area:Oklahoma City, OK