Troopers in Moore County Investigate Fatal Collision Involving Freight Train and SUV

RALEIGH – The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal collision involving an SUV and freight train that occurred in Moore County.

A preliminary investigation has revealed that at approximately 8 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3, a green SUV was struck as it attempted to cross the railroad tracks near the address of 468 Pinebluff Lake Road. The collision scene is located between U.S. 501 and U.S. 1 near the town of Pinebluff.

Investigators are still on-scene as they continue their investigation and the roadway is expected to be closed for several hours. The identity of the SUV driver is being withheld at this time pending next of kin notification.

Additional details will be provided as they become available.

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