Log trucker killed in train collision

Log trucker killed in train collision

DOOLY CO., GA (WALB) - The Georgia State Patrol confirms that a CSX train and a Clary Logging Company truck collided at a crossing on Mount Pleasant Church Road, just east of Sutton Road n Dooly County at 5:10 on Tuesday afternoon.

The driver of the truck, 35-year-old Lerisco Lester of Vienna, died in the accident.

Lester was driving east, and failed to yield to the train, officials said. The train hit the truck in the cab on the passenger side.

According to the State Patrol, no one on the train was injured.

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