Driver of truck that collided with train in Sheffield arrested for DUI

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SHEFFIELD, Ala. (WHNT) – Sheffield Police confirm the man who was driving the truck that collided with a train on Montgomery Avenue Monday was arrested for driving under the influence.

The incident happened around 4:15 Monday afternoon, shutting down traffic at the First Avenue railroad crossing for about an hour.

Officers on scene said the truck hit a train car while the train was stalled dealing with mechanical issues.

No one was hurt, and the investigation is ongoing.

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