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12/20/07

Suspected Drunk Driver Collides With Train

A Lubbock man is facing driving while intoxicated charges after police say he was apparently driving on the train tracks in the 7500 block of Southeast Drive around 1:30 a.m. Thursday.

The train's engineer told authorities he tried to stop the train when he saw the truck's headlights coming from a distance but the two collided head on.

Amazingly, no one was injured. Police arrested 29-year-old Vearl Hudson for DWI.

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