Train strikes car

Published 5:03 pm Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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A Norfolk Southern train struck a passenger vehicle in an accident on Tuesday afternoon.

The accident happened at the railroad crossing on East Washington Street near Hall Avenue. It was reported at 1:29 p.m., according to a city press release. Suffolk Police and Suffolk Fire & Rescue units responded.

The city reported no injuries and no derailment of the train, the press release stated.

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The investigation remains ongoing, and the roadway in the affected area closed until shortly before 3:30 p.m.