Polk County snowplow hit by train near Altoona

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ALTOONA – The driver of a Polk County snowplow is ok after being hit by a train in rural Polk County Wednesday morning.

According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Department, the crash happened around 8:30 a.m. on the train tracks of NE 62nd Avenue and NE 88th Street. The scene will be shutting down several roads in the area for a couple of hours while the train company investigates what happens. Polk County deputies are on the scene right now, directing traffic.

Another update on this story will happen around 1 p.m.

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