Culberson County Sheriffâ€™s Office dispatch received several 911 calls reporting a train striking a vehicle at I-10 railroad crossing that has no crossing, west of the Plateau near mile post 156.
At the time of the accident, no occupants were in the car, and no injuries were reported. According to the conductor of the Union Pacific locomotive, the crew made all attempts to stop the train that was traveling 70 miles per hour. The vehicle was knocked about 90 feet from the railroad crossing. The accident is being investigated by Sheriff Oscar Carrillo and deputies.