Train collides in Texas with 18-wheeler

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A train collided with an 18-wheeler outside Cameron, Texas, on Tuesday morning, police confirmed to Fox News.

The train, which was carrying oil tankers, exploded as a result of the crash, and authorities have labeled the crash a hazmat situation, according to the Cameron Police Department.

Police first received communication about the crash around 6:45 a.m. CT and sent out mutual aid to first-responders at the scene.

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Both the train conductor and truck driver survived the crash without major injuries, local news outlet KXXV reported.

Cameron, Texas train derailment. (Chief Lonnie Gosch/Cameron Police Dept.)

Cameron, Texas train derailment. (Chief Lonnie Gosch/Cameron Police Dept.)
(Chief Lonnie Gosch/Cameron Police Dept.)

Milam County Sheriff Chris White will be sharing more information about the collision later this morning.

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Police are evacuating nearby houses and telling people in the area to avoid Highway 90.

This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.

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