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Train crashes into trailer carrying cattle after trailer gets stuck on tracks

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Posted at 11:33 AM, Mar 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-13 15:08:56-04

A train crashed into a trailer carrying cattle after the trailer became stuck on the railroad tracks, CHP reports.

According to CHP's Traffic Incident Information Page, CHP received reports of a trailer stuck on the train tracks around 8:59 a.m. A few minutes later, the train crashed into the trailer.

The trailer was carrying cattle. CHP reports several dead cattle are in the roadway. CHP says the driver of the trailer was able to get out of the trailer before the train came.

CHP has closed Pond Road at Magnolica as well as Pond and Benner Street.