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DAYTON, RHEA COUNTY (WRCB) - Rhea County deputies and THP troopers were on scene of a fatal accident between a train and a UPS truck.

The incident happened around 2:30 p.m. near Plant Place on Highway 27.

A southbound train, Norfolk Southern, crashed with the truck, killing the UPS driver.

The UPS truck was headed eastbound on Highwater Rd and pulled into the path of the train.

The name of the victim has been identified as Terrell Hampton, 52, of Soddy-Daisy, TN.

There are no crossing arms at the railroad crossing.

 

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