State vehicle struck by train in Goochland

Posted at 4:23 PM, Jan 22, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-22 16:23:56-05

 GOOCHLAND, Va. (WTVR)–A state vehicle was struck by a train in Goochland on Tuesday afternoon.

Shortly after 1:00 p.m., Virginia State Police responded to a crash in the 1900 block of State Farm Road in Crozier, in Goochland County.  

State Police were called to the scene after the driver of a 2007 Kenworth tractor attempted to cross the railroad tracks and was struck by a CSX train, Sergeant Thomas J. Molnar with the VSP said.

There were no injuries to the driver of the tractor-trailer.  The conductor and the engineer on the CSX train were also not injured.  The CSX train had 30 cars and one engine. 

The vehicle belongs to the Department of Corrections, police said.

The crash remains under investigation.