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The ATSB is investigating the collision between freight train 8279 and truck, at level crossing 5318 near Yalbaroo, Qld on 29 August 2017.

At approximately 0950 (EST) on 29 August 2017 an Aurizon freight train (8279) collided with a truck at level crossing 5318 near Yalbaroo, Queensland. There was one occupant in the truck, the driver, who was fatally injured. The train driver was physically unhurt, and there was only minor damage to the train and fixed infrastructure. The level crossing was controlled by passive warning/stop signs.

 

 
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