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Man Dies When Amtrak Train Smashes Into Vehicle In Ventura County

Posted on Sunday, May 26, 2013 12:28am

A man is dead, after his car was struck by a passenger train in Ventura County.

It happened just before 9 p.m. Friday, in Oxnard. An Amtrak train was headed westbound near Rose Avenue, and Fifth Street when it smashed into a car which was on the railroad tracks at the Rose Avenue crossing.

A man in the car was fatally injured. Some of the wreckage smashed into two other vehicles near the crossing, but the people in them were unhurt. No one on board the train was injured.

The name of the man who died hasn’t been released yet.

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