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No injuries after train hits semi-truck in Portage

PORTAGE, Mich. (WOOD) — No one was injured when a train hit a semi-truck in Portage on Thursday afternoon.

Portage police told 24 Hour News 8 the driver of the semi-truck was leaving a private business off Shaver Road south of Vanderbilt Avenue when it was hit. The driver said he did not hear the train’s whistle.

One northbound lane of Shaver Road is blocked and traffic has been shifted to the center lane while police investigate.


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