• FHP: SunRail train strikes truck stopped on tracks in Orange County

    By: Sarah Wilson


    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A SunRail train struck a pickup truck that stalled on the tracks Monday morning in Orange County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

    Lt. Kim Montes said the driver of the truck was able to get out of her vehicle uninjured before the northbound train hit the truck, pushing it into another vehicle.

    Montes said the crash happened at 6:05 a.m. near Landstreet Road and Orange Avenue.

    The Florida Department of Transportation said none of the 123 passengers or two crew members aboard the train were injured in the crash.

    SunRail delays were reported throughout the morning.

    Montes said the driver of the truck, a 22-year-old Winter Garden woman, was ticketed for careless driving.




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