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Driver killed after a DART commuter train collides with a vehicle at a crossing in the Fair Park area of Dallas. Minor injuries on the train reported.
Rescue units responded to an accident involving a DART train and a vehicle that left one person dead in Fair Park on Saturday morning, say Dallas Fire-Rescue.
DART'S media representative, said the driver of the car was traveling north-bound on 2nd Avenue at Scyene Road. According to the spokesperson, the driver may have ignored the warning lights and bells that sound when the railroad crossing arms come down.
The driver tried to make it across the railroad tracks but was unsuccessful and instead ended up crashing into the train, said Lyons. When rescue units got to the accident they found the driver dead at the scene, said Dallas Fire-Rescue.
The train had a total of 24 passengers on board who were all checked out by paramedics. Nobody had to be transported to a hospital and only four claimed to have suffered injuries.