Train and semi collide near Brookland

Train and semi collide near Brookland

There are 5 comments on the KAIT-TV Jonesboro story from Nov 10, 2011, titled Train and semi collide near Brookland. In it, KAIT-TV Jonesboro reports that:

CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR KAIT) Jonesboro Police and Fire Dispatch says a train and semi have collided on Highway 49 south north of Farrville curve at the Busch Agri crossing.

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#1 Nov 10, 2011
No idea If guy got out in time but there is nothing left of the cab.

Frisco, TX

#2 Nov 10, 2011
Burned alive..
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#3 Nov 10, 2011
Don't know. Dont think he felt it. Looked quick

Trumann, AR

#4 Nov 15, 2011
It was quick but the driver saw it coming. According to the engineer, the driver was attempting to remove his truck,(which had become stuck) from the crossing. He looked at the train, then looked back at the (passengers side)rear view mirror of the truck. Then, just before the train hit, he looked back at the train. It appears, he had time to get out, but possibly under estimated, the speed of the train. About all, that was left of the truck, was the motor and frame. Train hit center of drivers door.

Caraway, AR

#5 Nov 19, 2011
Well, you may judge the info as mean, but it is factual and based on witness accounts.

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