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EVERETT, Wash. – Emergency responders and clean-up crews responded to a BNSF train and tanker truck collision near Paine Field at Everett, Washington on Monday, June 11, where a tanker truck trailer was knocked on its side, spilling fuel.

Aerial view of railway crossing on Boeing property in Everett, WA that was the site of a collision between a tanker truck and a BNSF train on June 11, 2012.

Gus Melonas, a spokesman for BNSF, said there were no reports of injuries and no fire occurred as a result of the accident.

Map showing location of tanker truck and train collision on June 11, 2012 at a rail crossing on Boeing property in Everett, WA just north of Highway 526 and east of 40th Ave.

The accident occurred about 10 a.m. Monday morning at a private crossing on Boeing property. Melonas said that two locomotives were moving about 5 miles per hour while flashers and bells were activated at the crossing.

When the truck drove through the crossing, the train hit the trailer, knocking the tank on its side and spilling aviation fuel.

The incident remains under investigation at this time.

Source: FOX NEWS

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