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One airlifted after truck struck by train, officials say

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ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

One person was airlifted to a local hospital after a wreck involving a train and a truck in Rowan County.

Around 3:45 p.m. Monday on the 14000 block of Statesville Boulevard, a truck pulled in front of an eastbound train headed from Old Fort to Linwood, North Carolina. The train, officials said, could not stop in time and struck the truck.

The person in the truck was airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries. There were no injuries to anyone on board the train.

Officials said that the scene of the accident is a private crossing with a railroad and stop sign.

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