Car-train crash sends father and child to the hospital

5:09 PM, Nov 17, 2012   |    comments
Courtesy: Associated Press
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COLOMA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WZZM)-Michigan State Police are investigating a car-train crash that sent two people to the hospital.

It happened just after 9:30 a.m. Saturday on the Pere Marquette line in Coloma Township, near Benton Harbor. An Amtrak spokesman says train no. 371 was traveling from Grand Rapids to Chicago when it collided with a car on the tracks. One of the train's passengers tells WZZM 13 that the man and four-year-old child who were in the car were taken to a hospital. None of the 138 passengers on board the train were injured.

The train resumed service around 12:45 p.m. Saturday.

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