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Police investigating crash involving train, tractor trailer in Sudbury, Ont.

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The Canadian Pacific Police Service is investigating a Friday morning crash that involved a train and a tractor trailer in Sudbury, Ont., Nipissing West OPP say.

OPP officers say they responded to the crash on Highway 144 at Marina Road at about 11:25 a.m.

The lone tractor driver suffered minor injuries, police say.

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The tractor-trailer was carrying wood chips, and the box car on the train was empty, according to officers.

Highway 144 was closed for approximately three hours with no detour.

READ MORE: Via Rail cancels most trains across the country as CN shuts down rails in Eastern Canada

At 1:30 p.m., the highway reopened to one lane.

Police are asking motorists to slow down in the area and to be patient.

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