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No injuries after train hits semitrailer stuck on tracks

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MISSOULA, Mont. -

 (AP) - The driver of a semitrailer that got stuck in the snow at a western Montana railroad crossing was able to get out of the truck before it was struck by a freight train.
  
Frenchtown Rural Fire spokesman Mel Holtz says the semi got stuck at a crossing in Frenchtown at about 6 p.m. Wednesday.
  
The semi was pushed about 25 feet (about 8 meters) into a Montana Rail Link maintenance building, which was damaged.
  
Two crossings were closed for about three hours while crews worked to clear the wreckage.

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12/28/2017 1:10:16 PM (GMT -8:00)

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