October 27th, 2020 – 11:00 AM
WBHF Radio –
(Via WBHF Radio) An accident involving a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office vehicle and a CSX train occurred on Monday evening.
According to the Georgia State Patrol incident report, the crash occurred at approximately 7:38.
Deputy Nathaniel Lehmann of the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office was responding to a non-emergency call and was stopped at a stop sign on Abby Lane, at the railroad crossing.
When Deputy Lehmann attempted to cross the railroad crossing, he did not notice the train until he was already on the tracks.
Deputy Lehmann’s vehicle was struck on the left side. There were no crossing arms or lights at this railroad crossing.
Deputy Lehmann was transported to Floyd Medical with non-life-threatening injuries.
The crash report is not yet complete.