Train causes sticky mess on roadway

- An early morning train accident in Haralson County made a sticky mess all over the roadway.

It happened at around 7 a.m. on Highway 78 in Tallapoosa.

Authorities said a tractor-trailer was trying to cross the tracks when a train hit the truck, splitting the trailer and flipping the tractor on its side.

The truck carried 44,000 pounds of sugar.

We have no reports of injuries.

The area was shut down for hours. No word on when it will reopen.

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