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Train Accident in Portales

Emergency crews were called to the scene of an accident involving a train in eastern New Mexico Thursday morning.

Captain Lonnie Berry with the Portales Police Department says the driver of a semi-truck ignored the caution arms at a railroad crossing and was hit by an oncoming train.

The accident caused power outages in the area of Highway 467 and U.S. 70 after a power line was knocked down in the accident.

There were no injuries reported. The accident is under investigation by the New Mexico State Police. 

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