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Train collides with truck in New Kent

Train collides with truck in New Kent

Virginia State Police have identified the truck driver involved in a crash with a passenger train in New Kent that happened Friday.

Jean-Kyle Maurice Chittum, 30, of Dunnsville, Va., has been charged with failure to obey a stop sign, police say.

Chittum was attempting to cross a railway crossing when a train collided with his vehicle Friday morning in the 13700 block of Rockahock Road. Chittum was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. No one aboard the train was hurt.

The crossing didn’t have emergency equipment, but did have stop signs on either side of the crossing, according to a Virginia State Police news release.

8:05 p.m., Friday

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