BNSF train collides with semi-truck in Canyon

The Canyon Police Department responded to a collision between a train and a semi-truck at Brown Road and US Highway 60. The collision happened at approximately 3:23 pm on Wednesday, August 31.

A semi-truck pulling a belly dump trailer was crossing the tracks at Brown Road and US Highway 60 heading northbound when the underside of the trailer became stuck on the tracks. The driver of the truck exited the vehicle after not being able to move off the tracks. 

A BNSF train, heading eastbound, struck the truck directly.

CPD and Canyon Fire Department responded to the collision at approximately 3:30 pm to find the truck driver and train conductor were both unharmed.

This crash is currently under investigation by the Canyon Police Department.

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