DPS Responds to Incident Involving Train in Burke

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The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a report of a crash involving a train and a vehicle this afternoon, just north of Diboll. The preliminary crash investigation indicates at approximately 12:45 p.m., a 2018 Chrysler passenger car was traveling east on Red Nash Crossing (Private Road). The driver of the vehicle reportedly disregarded the stop sign at the railroad crossing and was struck in the driver side by a Union Pacific train that was traveling south. The driver of the Chrysler was transported to CHI St. Luke’s Hospital in Lufkin for treatment and identified as 21-year-old Edgar Garcia from Diboll. This crash remains under investigation, and o additional information is available at this time.