Train collides with truck near Camp Shelby

FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Two occupants of a utility truck were lucky to escape injury Saturday morning when their vehicle was struck by a Kansas City Southern freight train near Camp Shelby in McLaurin.

Authorities say the truck was heading east on Carter Road at the intersection of South Gate Road around 6:30 a.m. when the collision occurred.

The accident is under investigation.

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