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UPDATE: Fatal train collision in Dade County

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DADE COUNTY, GA (WRCB) -

A train collided with a pickup truck Wednesday afternoon killing one person.

Around 4:20 p.m. on Highway 11 North in Dade County near Carroll Road north of Trenton.

Officials on the scene tell our crew the train was running at 35 mph when it hit the white pickup truck on the passenger side and dragged it for about a quarter of a mile down the track. 

80-year-old Alvin G. Yount, of Chattanooga was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Georgia State Patrol and Dade County Sheriff's Office is investigating the accident.

We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

 

 

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