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No Injuries After Train Hits Car in Royalton (Video)

  • Nick Stickney of Blakeman's Towing & Recovery works to remove a Jeep Wrangler from the ditch after it was struck by an Amtrak passenger train in South Royalton, Vt., on Jan. 18, 2018. Police said the Jeep's driver was trying to pull another car out of the snow at the time of the crash. No one was injured. (Valley News - Geoff Hansen)

  • Nick Stickney of Blakeman's Towing & Recovery works to remove a Jeep Wrangler from the ditch after it was struck by an Amtrak passenger train in South Royalton, Vt., on Jan. 18, 2018. Police said the Jeep's driver was trying to pull another car out of the snow at the time of the crash. No one was injured. (Valley News - Geoff Hansen) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.



Thursday, January 18, 2018

South Royalton — An Amtrak train struck a Jeep on a railroad crossing on North Windsor Street in South Royalton at 7:14 this evening, Vermont State Police Sgt. Daniel Hall told the Valley News.

There were no injuries, but the Jeep was totaled.

The operator of the Jeep was trying to pull another car out of the snow at the time of the crash and was unable to get the Jeep off of the tracks before the train hit, Hall said.

 

Posted at 8:45 p.m. on Thursday. This story is developing. Find a full report in Friday’s Valley News.