Man killed in accident with train in Colbert County

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COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. – One person died in a wreck involving a pickup truck and train on Wednesday.

Emergency responders say the incident happened just after 1:30 p.m. on Red Rock Road, near the Barton community in Colbert County.

Alabama State Troopers say 46 year old Derris Lamone Cortner of Cherokee was killed in the crash.

According to authorities, the Cortner  was traveling southbound on Red Rock Road and attempted to cross the railroad tracks when an eastbound train hit the vehicle.

Alabama State Troopers are investigating the crash.

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