UPDATE: Train Collides with Truck Trailer in Wexford County - Northern Michigan's News Leader

UPDATE: Train Collides with Truck Trailer in Wexford County

Posted: Updated:

We have more details on the crash involving a train and a pick-up truck on 41 Road outside of Manton.

The driver of the pick-up tells us he did not slow down while crossing the tracks and tried to hit the gas once he saw the train coming.

The train clipped his trailer that was hauling metal.

Crews quickly cleared the scene and the train was able to keep going.

Tune in to 9&10 News at 6:00 to hear from the driver about today's close call.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Police are on the scene of a crash on 41 road involving a train and a pickup truck.

The driver said the pickup truck was hauling a trailer full of metal and crossed the tracks without seeing the train coming.

The train clipped the trailer, but no one was hurt.

Crews have cleared the scene and the train did not come off the tracks.

The crossing is marked with a yield sign.

We'll have more on the accident on 9&10 News at 5:00 and 6:00.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Severe Michigan Weather, Destruction & Power Outages

    Severe Michigan Weather, Destruction & Power Outages

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:48 AM EDT2014-07-28 10:48:30 GMT
    Northern Michigan isn't the only part of the state seeing storms. Storms that hit the Lower Peninsula packed winds up to 50 mph that knocked down trees, ripped off roofs, and blacked out more than 200,000 homes and businesses, Sunday. 
    Northern Michigan isn't the only part of the state seeing storms. Storms that hit the Lower Peninsula packed winds up to 50 mph that knocked down trees, ripped off roofs, and blacked out more than 200,000 homes and businesses, Sunday. 
  • Police Seek Information On GT Co. Home Fire

    Police Seek Information On GT Co. Home Fire

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:46 AM EDT2014-07-28 08:46:21 GMT
    Police need your help trying to figure out who's responsible for setting a Grand Traverse County home on fire, Saturday.
    Police need your help trying to figure out who's responsible for setting a Grand Traverse County home on fire, Saturday.
  • Cheboygan Police Ask For Help in Search for Theft Suspect

    Cheboygan Police Ask For Help in Search for Theft Suspect

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:26 AM EDT2014-07-28 04:26:34 GMT
    Cheboygan City Police are looking for help in identifying a man believed to have stolen a cash register from the local Walmart. He's the heavy set man in the grey t-shirt. Police believe he is 45-50, and appears to have a bad back.

    Cheboygan City Police are looking for help in identifying a man believed to have stolen a cash register from the local Walmart. He's the heavy set man in the grey t-shirt. Police believe he is 45 -50, and appears to have a bad back.