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Train collides with semi carrying load of glass jars

Authorities say the semi driver was able to jump out of the semi safely. Authorities say the semi driver was able to jump out of the semi safely.
Source: Scott Ebelhar Source: Scott Ebelhar

A Daviess County road has been reopened after a semi and a train collided on Wednesday night around 8:00 p.m.

Kentucky transportation officials say the accident is no longer blocking part of U.S. 60.

Officials say a semi carrying a large load of spaghetti sauce was turning around at the intersection of Griffith Station Road and French Island Road, near Owensboro, when the trailer became stuck over the tracks.

A train that was carrying a shipment of automobiles collided with the semi. Officials say the semi driver was able to jump out to safety.

Authorities say there is no reason to believe that alcohol is a factor. There were no injuries.

Both the Daviess County Fire Department and Sheriff's Office responded.  

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