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Train vs. truck crash closes Coralville railroad crossings

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Courtesy Iowa City Press-Citizen Courtesy Iowa City Press-Citizen
CORALVILLE (KWWL) -

A collision between a train and a truck has closed two railroad crossings in Coralville.

The crash happened just before Noon on Monday at Deer Creek Road and Highway 6, near Lowe's.

Police say the railroad crossings at Deer Creek and 25th Avenue are blocked and advise drivers to find an alternate route.

Our news partners at the Iowa City Press Citizen say the truck is owned by Peterson Contractors Incorporated and was hauling gravel.  They say the driver was taken to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and was alert and conscious. 

Click here to view the Iowa City Press Citizen story.

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