Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, car involved in crash

4:37 PM, Jul 13, 2012   |    comments
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PENINSULA -- The Ohio Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal collision involving the Cuyahoga Valley Scene Railroad and a car.

The passenger train and the car collided at the Portage Street NW crossing fatally injuring the car's driver.

No one on the train was hurt.

The train was making the second leg of its morning round trip between Canton and Akron. The CVSR operates in partnership with the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

Spokesperson for the National Park, Jennie Vasarhelyi offered: "We at the National Park offer our sympathies to the families involved in this terrible tragedy."

The CVSR says regular operations will resume on July 14.

The Associated Press

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