from staff reports
The Meridian Star
A mid-afternoon car-train accident resulted in the motorist being transported to a local hospital.
The accident occurred in Lauderdale, said Chief Deputy Ward Calhoun of the Lauderdale County Sheriff Department.
"One vehicle was struck by a train about 2 p.m.," Calhoun said. "The driver of the vehicle did not have life-threating injuries."
The incident is still under investigation, Calhoun said.