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Cargo train collides with semi in southwest Idaho

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Police say the semi became high-centered on the crossing when gear on the semi dug into the asphalt. The accident occurred near a Seneca plant.

PAYETTE, Idaho (AP) — Police in southwest Idaho say a Union Pacific cargo train collided with a tractor-trailer stuck at a railroad crossing.

Payette police tell KTVB-TV (http://bit.ly/MO7Iuz) that no one was injured in the collision at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday that cut the trailer in half.

Police say the semi became high-centered on the crossing when gear on the semi dug into the asphalt.

The collision occurred near a Seneca Foods distribution plant and scattered cans of food being carried by the semi.

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Information from: KTVB-TV, http://www.ktvb.com/



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