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48-year-old man dies after vehicle involved in crash with train in Cleveland

It happened around 6:20 a.m. Tuesday.
Credit: Tim Coffey, 3News
At the scene where a vehicle was involved in a crash with a train.

CLEVELAND — Authorities say one person has died following an early morning crash between a vehicle and a Norfolk Southern  train. The situation happened around 6:15 a.m. Tuesday at a railroad crossing on London Road just north of Euclid Avenue in Cleveland.

Authorities tell 3News the crossing gates were down when the driver attempted to cross the tracks. The driver, identified as a 48-yer-old man, was reported dead at the scene, according to first responders. Authorities say the train was traveling 40 mph.

"Crews have secured the area," according to a tweet from the Cleveland Fire Department, which was posted at 7:29 a.m. "Coroner en route."

3News has a crew at the scene working to gather more information about the crash. No additional details were immediately available, but we will update this story once more information is released. Be sure to stay with 3News for the latest.

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Editor's note: Video in the player above was originally published on Feb. 2, 2021.

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