A BNSF train crashed into a fuel truck in a Pasco rail yard Wednesday morning, flipping the truck and spilling about 100 gallons of diesel.
A BNSF team was heading to the rail yard to clean up the spill, said officials.
The crash happened about 5 a.m. when a contracted driver was crossing the tracks to add diesel to a refrigerator car's generator, said BNSF spokesman Gus Melonas.
One of a line of 80 rail cars moving at about 3 mph clipped the truck, knocking it over, said Melonas.
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Pasco firefighters and BNSF employees worked to stop the leak, and the truck was lifted back onto its wheels.
The driver was taken to a local hospital with a possible shoulder injury.