No one was injured when a train and a dump truck collided on tracks at Maysville Materials on Mason Lewis Road, Friday morning.
According to Deputy Jacob Kelsch of the Mason County Sheriff's Office, Kelsch and Deputy Terry Fryman were called to the scene just after 11 a.m. in reference to the accident.
Upon arrival, officers found a dump truck overturned near the tracks where it came to rest after being struck by a CSX locomotive.
According to Kelsch, Bobby Meadows of Meadows Towing was called to tow a dump truck across the tracks. Meadows apparently did not see the westbound train approaching the crossing as he towed the disabled dump truck into its path, witnesses said. The freight train's locomotive made contact with the rear of the 2006 Kenworth truck, knocking it loose from the wrecker and causing it to overturn, Kelsch said.
The truck is owned by Tully Transport.
Both the dump truck and the train locomotive suffered damage, although Meadows was not injured and there was no damage to his wrecker, officials said.
The accident remains under investigation by CSX personnel and Kelsch, who was assisted at the scene by Fryman and Deputy Terry Vice.