A truck was struck by a train in Locust Grove just before 11:00 Thursday morning.

Henry County Police said a tractor-trailer stalled on the tracks at Highway 42 and Bowden St. The driver got out of the truck before the collision. His truck was carrying soft peppermints, according to police.

Highway 42 was blocked for clean up. Around 3:00 p.m. Chief Jesse Patton with Locust Grove police said the Hwy reopened and the train was back in service.

The truck driver will be cited due to it being a no truck crossing.

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