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Tractor-trailer driver dies in SW Idaho collision with train

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CALDWELL, Idaho -

(AP) - Authorities say the driver of a tractor-trailer died in southwestern Idaho when he failed to yield at a train crossing and was struck by a locomotive.
  
Idaho State Police Trooper Donnie Heida tells KTVB that the collision happened at about 10 a.m. Thursday in Caldwell.
  
Heida says the crossing has a stop sign but no crossing arm.
  
Heida says the Union Pacific Railroad train couldn't stop in time.
  
The truck driver's name hasn't been released.
  
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Information from: KTVB-TV, http://www.ktvb.com/

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12/7/2017 11:23:39 AM (GMT -8:00)

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