Train Hits Truck Near Watauga Avenue

A Northfolk Southern train hit a truck in the Ludlow and Milton area Sunday morning. When police arrived on the scene, they found an empty and damaged pick-up truck at the dead end of Watauga Ave.

Police say the driver ran off before the train crashed into the truck. Two hours later police discovered Ronnie Cupp, the suspected driver, walking down the street.

He admitted to driving the truck and leaving it on the tracks. Cupp was arrested for leaving the scene and public intoxication. No one was reported injured.

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