UPDATE: Semi driver dies in collision with train

Online Staff Report

The driver of a semi-trailer truck is dead after his truck collided with an eastbound train in the 2700 block of Alworth Road, west of Rockford, in rural Winnebago County, at around 9:15 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 3.

According to police, the driver of the semi was headed north bound on Alworth when his truck collided with the train.

The driver’s name has not yet been released. The crash is under investigation.

Posted Dec. 3, 2014

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