Train collides with dump truck

From Saugerties Police:

Date of Incident: 7/7/2017

Charges: 1171A Fail to Stop at Railroad Crossing

Location of Incident: 892 Kings Highway

Person Charged: Jhon F. Orozco-Giraldo

Charged Person’s Age: 21

Address of Person Charged: 49 South 1st Ave Mine Hill, NJ 07803

Arraigned: No

If Arraigned, what was the Outcome? Bail if so How Much?

Narrative of What Occurred:

On July 7, 2017 at 6:34am, Saugerties Police responded to a report of a Dump Truck Train Crash at 892 Kings Highway. Investigation by police determined that Jhon F. Orozco-Giraldo was operating a 2015 Kenmore Tri-Axel Dump Truck when he failed to stop at a railroad crossing and struck an oncoming CSX locomotive. Although the dump truck sustained extensive damage, Orozco-Giraldo was not injured in the crash. Orozco-Giraldo was issued a traffic summons for failure to stop at the crossing, which is posted in addition to having a Stop sign on both sides of the tracks.

The Mount Marion FD, Centerville Cedar Grove FD, DIAZ Ambulance, DEC Police and the CSX Railroad Police assisted at the scene.

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