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One injured after train engine, 18-wheeler collide in Evadale

The train engine was not pulling any cars at the time and the truck appeared to be carrying a load of wood chips.

BEAUMONT, Texas — One person was taken to a Southeast Texas hospital following a collision between at train engine and an 18-wheeler near Evadale.

The wreck happened on FM 1131 near the north gate of the WestRock Company.

The train engine was not pulling any cars at the time and the truck appeared to be carrying a load of wood chips.

A firefighter on the scene told 12News that the injured person was taken by ambulance to Baptist Hospital in Beaumont.

Firefighters from the Evadale Volunteer Fire Department were called to the wreck.

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