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One man hurt after truck hits train in Calumet County

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A man suffered non-life threatening injuries after his pickup truck collided with a train in Calumet County, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. (Photo from FOX 11).
A man suffered non-life threatening injuries after his pickup truck collided with a train in Calumet County, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. (Photo from FOX 11).

CALUMET COUNTY, WI (WTAQ) - One man is hurt after his pickup truck hit a train in Calumet County.

Authorities say it happened near Highway 32/57 and Schneider Road in the Town of Rantoul just after 1 p.m. Tuesday.

According to the sheriff's department, the man failed to stop at the train tracks, but slammed on his brakes at the last minute. The driver then struck the train's engine. He suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The train system is locked, according to authorities. The road is being blocked off at this time.

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