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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Brewton train hits vehicles

Two hit in four days


June 8, 2023

In the span of four days two vehicles were hit in downtown Brewton at the intersection of Highway 31 and Highway 41 with the occupants of both vehicles escaping serious injury or death.

On May 30 a train struck a pickup truck toward the bed of the truck and the driver was not injured. On Friday, June 1, a car was hit at the same intersection with the train traveling south. The car was trapped in front of the train and dragged several hundred yards before the train was able to stop.

The two occupants of the crash Friday were transported by helicopter to a Pensacola hospital and were both re...

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