GERMANTOWN, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – A Memphis man has died after the truck he was driving crashed with a train in Germantown Thursday afternoon.
Police say 40-year-year Marco Brooks was airlifted to Regional One in critical condition, but died from his injuries.
Poplar Pike between Forest Hill Irene and Poplar Avenue reopened Friday afternoon after being closed for abut 24 hours.
Police say a portion of the train derailed.
Local 24 News viewers Kelly Chandler and MK Phillips sent us pictures from the scene.
Traffic Alert – Poplar Pike remains closed between Forest Hill Irene and Poplar Avenue. Crews from Norfolk Southern Railroad are on scene working to clear the roadway. Please avoid the area. — Germantown TN Police (@GermantownPD) June 13, 2019