One in hospital after train strikes truck at Middletown railroad crossing

MIDDLETOWN, OH (FOX19) - A truck was struck by a train at a railroad crossing in Middletown Wednesday afternoon, sending one man to the hospital.

Police received the call at around 3:45 pm. The incident happened at the intersection of University Blvd. and Central Ave. in Middletown.

Witnesses say that the man driving the pick-up truck was trying to pass the railroad crossing before the train passed when he was hit.

The driver was taken to the hospital following the incident.

FOX19 has a crew on the scene and will update the story with more information as it becomes available.

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