Central Texas Man Killed In Train-18-Wheeler Crash

TEMPLE (June 16, 2014) A truck driver who died Monday morning when an Amtrak train struck his 18-wheeler at a crossing in Temple was identified as Randall Collier, 58, of Rogers.

Collier’s truck was eastbound on East Avenue K at around 11 a.m. when the northbound train struck it at the crossing just east of South 12th Street, Temple police Cpl. Christopher Wilcox said.

The crossing is marked with a stop sign, but has no warning signal.

It’s not clear whether Collier stopped, authorities said.

About 170 passengers were on the train.

No one was injured.


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