Lee Highway reopened before 8 p.m. after a train hit a tractor-trailer on the tracks.
The train struck the truck near I-66 in Gainesville before 6 p.m., closing Lee between Route 55 and Interstate 66 in Prince William County and backing up traffic for miles. The exit ramps from I-66 to Lee Highway also were closed.
Traffic likely was stopped for a red light and the trailer was sitting on the tracks when the train came, police said. That intersection does not have crossing bars.
No word on injuries.
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