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Life lost at Railroad Crossing

Photos by Jeri Pearson

A Mena truck driver was killed when his Peterbilt truck collided with a train in New Potter Friday morning, according to the Arkansas State Police. 62-year-old Jerry Price of Mena was eastbound on Polk County Road 48 when his Peterbilt was hit by a southbound train. The accident occurred Friday, 7:28 a.m. at Arkansas 375 West and Polk 48 in New Potter. According to the State Police report, the weather was clear and the road was dry at the time of the accident. The Polk 48 crossing and the Hwy 375W crossing immediately north of Polk 48 was blocked for most of the day.

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