Train collides with vehicle on Choctaw, one injured

POSTED: Monday, March 18, 2013 - 7:34pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 4:54pm

Emergency workers are investigating a crash involving a train.

Officials confirm to NBC33 News that the train hit a vehicle near the intersection of Airline and Choctaw at roughly 8:20 p.m. on Monday, March 18.

The truck was travelling eastbound on Choctaw and apparently didn't see the train that was crossing. Baton Rouge Police tell us the truck struck the front portion of the engine.

One passenger was taken to a local hospital with severe injuries.

The area was shut down while the Baton Rouge Police Departments Traffic Homicide Unit investigated the crash.

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