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Truck vs. train accident closes crossing in rural Cedar County

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DURANT, Iowa -- No one was hurt when a train struck a semi-truck at a rail crossing on Iowa Highway 927 and Vail Avenue just outside of Durant on Tuesday, Feb. 7.

Police said the accident happened a little before noon. The truck driver was issued a citation for failure to yield. The trailer of the truck was hit, but not the cab, leaving debris strewn over the rails and roadway.

Several streets were closed as a result of the accident which authorities were working to clean up later Tuesday afternoon. train-truck-accident