Deadly crash south of Bernie involved train, garbage truck

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
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A train collided with a garbage truck in southeast Missouri on Tuesday morning, March 13.

Officials said it happened around 7:55 a.m. just off Highway 25 south of Bernie, Mo.

A Missouri Highway Patrol trooper on the scene said the truck and train collided on the tracks.

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According to Sgt. Clark Parrott with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash was deadly.

As of 10 a.m., the train was still stopped during the investigation.

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