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Train hits stalled truck in Grant Co.

Posted by Trina Kinstler - email

GRANT COUNTY, KY (FOX19) - Two women escaped injury after their pick up truck stalled on a train track in Grant County.

It happened around 1:30 a.m. Friday morning on Elliston Mount Zion Road.

Police say a Ginger Bowles, of Florence, was trying to cross a railroad crossing when her 2005 Chevrolet Silverado stalled on the tracks. A CSX train transporting multiple types of cargo collided with the truck.

Bowles and a passenger, Eva Volkering, of Dry Ridge, safely exited the vehicle before the collision. The train operator was taken to the hospital for anxiety, and was treated and released.

Bowles was arrested and for driving under the influence and is being held in the Grant County Detention Center.

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