HUFFMAN, Texas — One person was killed in a collision involving a Union Pacific freight train and an 18-wheeler in the Huffman area early Wednesday, September 8 according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.
Deputies responded to 12299 FM 1960 Road at FM 2100 before 8 a.m. where the crash was reported.
After the collision, the big rig reportedly burst into flames.
“The driver of the 18- wheeler/flat-bed trailer has been confirmed dead on scene,” Sheriff Gonzalez later tweeted. “No chemicals were being transported, however diesel fuel spilled onto the tracks after the collision. The fire has been extinguished.”