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Three injured after Okaloosa train wreck
OKALOOSA COUNTY -- Three people were injured after getting hit by a train in Okaloosa County. It happened at a railroad crossing at the intersection of Highway 90 and South Rosebud Avenue. Uriel Paredes-Rodriguez failed to stop at the crossing and was hit by a CXS train. The force of the crash flipped the truck -- ejecting one of the passengers -- Manuel Rodriguez, 16. He was taken to North Okaloosa Medical Center for treatment.
Paredes-Rodriguez was ticketed for failure to stop at a railroad crossing -- and for not having a seatbelt on a passenger under the age of 18.