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Train collides with garbage truck in Lamar County, 1 injured

A train wrecked into the back of a garbage truck sending one person to the hospital. Source: WDAM A train wrecked into the back of a garbage truck sending one person to the hospital. Source: WDAM
LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

A train collided with a garbage truck in Lamar County sending one person to the hospital.

The wreck happened near 103 Jude Brewer Road in Lumberton around 10 a.m.

MOBILE USERS: Photos from the scene here. 

According to county officials, the driver was taken by ambulance from the scene with injuries.

There was also one county inmate and a county employee on the back of the garbage truck, but they jumped off before the collision.

The cause of the wreck is under investigation at this time. 

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