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Train strikes truck in Queens; driver injured

Posted at 5:55 AM, Jul 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-08 08:57:12-04

MASPETH, Queens — The FDNY says a truck was struck by a non-passenger train, causing the vehicle to catch fire in Maspeth.

It happened at 55-97 Maspeth Ave. before 1 a.m. Wednesday.

The driver of the truck sustained minor injuries and managed to escape.

The train crew got out safely as well.