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Train barrels into semi stuck on tracks in Belleview

A train barreled through a semi-tractor on Monday evening after the truck became stuck on tracks in Belleview.

A train crashed into a truck in Belleview
A train crashed into a truck in Belleview

Marion County Fire Rescue was dispatched at 9 p.m. on June 14 to the 6200 block of SE Baseline Road in reference to a train versus a semi-tractor.

The first half dozen MCFR units arrived on the scene within three minutes of receiving the call and firefighters were able to quickly asses the scene. All people located on the scene were free from injury.

Train crashes into truck

Crews worked to mitigate a fuel leak from the train’s engine. The train and semi blocked access to Baseline Road, and residents were encouraged to avoid the area.

CSX representatives were called to investigate the scene.