One Injured after Train Hits Car

train crash

A man was injured after driving his truck on a railroad track in Franklin County late Sunday night.

According to Franklin County Sheriff Anthony Boen, a man in a pickup truck was driving on the Union Pacific Railroad when he was struck by a train south of Altus. Dispatchers say the accident happened just after 10 p.m.

The driver was taken to Turner Hospital in Ozark where dispatchers say he was treated for minor injuries and released.