Train smashes truck stopped on the tracks in Biloxi

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - A Wiggins woman is lucky to be alive after her pickup truck was struck by an eastbound train at the Rodenberg Avenue crossing in Biloxi Tuesday morning.

Witnesses told police the woman's truck was stopped on the tracks when it was hit. She was taken to the hospital, but her injuries did not appear life threatening.

The accident happened shortly after 9am.

Copyright 2011 WLOX. All rights reserved.