Freight train hits dump truck in Seminole County

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. — Troopers are investigating a crash involving a CSX train and a dump truck in Seminole County.


The crash happened around 12:55 p.m. at State Road 419 at Valentine Way.

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Troopers said the crash happened when the dump truck pulled into the path of the train, which was travelling at a slow speed.

Officials said the front of the train hit the side of the dump truck, causing the truck to turn on its side.

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Troopers said the dump truck driver was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

No one on board the train was injured.

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See a map of the scene below:

Sarah Wilson,

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.