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Driver charged with DUI after vehicle was struck by a train

Posted: 12:00 PM, Apr 25, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-25 12:05:56-04
Ripley County train crash

RIPLEY COUNTY, Ind. — A Batesville man accused of driving under the influence survived after a train struck his vehicle Wednesday, according to Indiana State Police.

Eugene Gunter, 64, is charged with DUI in connection to the crash that occurred on the train tracks at North County Road 600 E near County Road 1350 N in Ripley County.

Photos from Sgt. Stephen Wheeles on Twitter show a smashed red pickup truck and stop sign at the railroad crossing that advises drivers to look in both directions.

No one was hurt in the crash.