On the morning of June 7, a tractor-trailer was struck by a train in Rowand County, resulting in personal injuries.

 

The accident took place at about 10:30 a.m. near Statesville Boulevard in Cleveland.

 

Apparently, the locomotive struck the tractor-trailer and dragged it for several feet.

 

According to the writing on the tractor-trailer’s door, it belonged to American Cartage. It was struck by a westbound Norfolk-Southern train.

 

Someone in the truck’s cab required transport to an Iredell County hospital via ambulance.

 

The accident remains under the investigation of the North Carolina Highway Patrol.

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