Man whose truck was hit by Sprinter train faces DUI charges

VISTA - Authorities said the man whose truck was hit by a train Thursday night is facing a DUI charge.

The light rail Sprinter was carrying 37 passengers when it struck an empty truck near Vista.

The driver of the truck said it stalled on the tracks and he apparently tried to warn the oncoming Sprinter train by waving it down. However, the train struck and heavily damaged the truck. 

None of the people on the train or the vehicle driver were hurt.

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