The Rural Metro Fire Department of Knox County responded to the railroad crossing on Commerce Street in Powell around 1 a.m. this (Thursday) morning. When crews arrived, they found a tractor-trailer carrying flooring materials had been struck on the tracks.
This is close to Powell High and Elementary Schools.
No injuries were reported. The crossing lights were destroyed in the crash and officials are asking people to use caution at the crossing until it can be repaired.
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