One injured in truck-train crash

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - One person was injured Monday evening when a pickup struck a train.

The crash happened just after 8 p.m. on S. Choctaw near Airline Highway.

Police say the pickup was heading east on Choctaw and the driver didn't see the train crossing S. Choctaw.

The pickup hit the front of the engine.

The driver of the pickup is being questioned.

A passenger in the truck was taken to an area hospital with severe injuries.

If you have any information on this crash, call Crime Stoppers at 344-STOP.

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