Train hits forklift in north Tyler

TYLER (KYTX) - A train passing through North Tyler hit a forklift and injured at least one person around 12:45 Wednesday afternoon.
The accident happened where train track cross North Northwest Loop 323 between Highway 271 and American Legion Road.
Scanner traffic indicated one man was taken to a local hospital after reporting moderate pain in his ankle.
Northbound traffic on the loop remained backed up past American Legion Road around 2:00. Southbound delays were minor, with no affect on Highway 271.
CBS 19 has a crew on the scene and will provide additional details as they come in.


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