Train v 18-wheeler accident results in fatality

Wednesday July 28, 2010: Dayton, Liberty County, Texas.  The driver of an 18-wheeler was killed in a collision with a train in Dayton. The big rig and the Union Pacific train collided near the intersection of FM686 and CR622 at approximately 6:54pm. The 18-wheeler caught fire and burned after the tractor was severed from the trailer and pushed down the tracks. The train engineer was not injured. The 18-wheeler was being used to transport railroad ties. Read the Click2Houston story here.