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Four Killed When Amtrak Train Strikes Car

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Four people were killed, Monday, in a train vs. car accident at a railroad crossing when an Amtrak train struck a car, police said.

Witnesses say the car drove around the crossing gate. The impact of the crash threw the car in the air and the train came to rest approximately 300 yard down the train tracks.

The car was completely destroyed, police said. There were no reported injuries on the train.

The train was transporting 161 passengers from Miami to New York, an Amtrak spokesperson said.

The investigation is ongoing. It is not known how fast the train was going at the time of the crash.