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Tractor-trailer gets stuck on railroad tracks in Gulfport

A tractor-trailer became stuck on railroad tracks at 33rd Avenue on Thursday.
A tractor-trailer became stuck on railroad tracks at 33rd Avenue on Thursday.

A tractor-trailer blocked traffic and railroad tracks on 33rd Avenue during rush-hour traffic late Thursday afternoon.

The big rig was northbound at West Railroad Street when it’s long tractor got stuck on the tracks sometime before 5 p.m. The street has a sharp decline on the north side of the tracks.

The avenue extends north from Island View Casino Resort near the beach to 28th Street.

A large tow truck was called to free the trailer. It was not immediately clear how long the truck would be on the tracks.

Robin Fitzgerald: 228-896-2307, @robincrimenews

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