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

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.

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.

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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