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Train Hits Truck In Deer Park

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A train hit a truck going about 10mph in Deer Park on Monday night. No one was hurt. Photo courtesy of KHQ viewer Jaden. A train hit a truck going about 10mph in Deer Park on Monday night. No one was hurt. Photo courtesy of KHQ viewer Jaden.
DEER PARK, Wash. - A train hit a truck in Deer Park on Monday night. 

Deputies with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office say a man parked his white pickup truck on the tracks and told them he was getting out to pick berries. Thankfully, the engineer of the train noticed the truck early and applied the brakes. By the time the train hit the truck, it was only going about 10 miles per hour, however that was enough to total the pickup. The driver of the truck was not inside when it was hit and he was not injured. 

Deputies say the driver of the pickup was taken to the hospital for a mental evaluation. He has not been identified and right now it is unknown if he will face any charges. 
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