Authorities identify driver in truck, train collision
POSTED: Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 11:30am
UPDATED: Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 3:46pm
Longview, Texas (KETK) — According to the Longview Police Department, one person has been taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a truck and train collided in Longview.
Police tell KETK the accident happened at Fredonia Street when a 96-year-old man tried to beat the train. He was identified as Tracy Cleveland Webb.
The elderly man was the only occupant of the truck and is expected to make a full recovery. No other injuries were reported.
Webb was ticketed for disregarding railroad crossing signs.