1 dead after vehicle, South Shore train collide in Gary

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GARY, Ind. (AP) — One person has died after a car and a South Shore commuter train collided at a Gary crossing.

South Shore Line President Michael Noland says a motorist tried to go around the gates at the crossing and the vehicle was struck by the train around 6 p.m. Friday.

One person inside the vehicle was declared dead at the crash scene. Their identity hasn’t been released.

Noland says the train carried passengers but no one aboard was hurt.

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