One dead after a train and vehicle collision in Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – One person is dead after a train struck a vehicle this morning.

It happened after 6 a.m. at the intersection of Cushman Drive and Ames Road, according to Columbia Police.

The Columbia Police Department says the driver of the car was traveling west on Koon Road when the driver disregarded the crossing gate and warning lights that were activated at the time. As a result, investigators say the train struck the driver’s side of the car.

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