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Cleveland police respond to crash involving Amtrak train and car on city's East Side

Amtrak crash
Posted at 8:16 AM, Aug 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-21 08:16:39-04

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police responded to a crash involving an Amtrak train and a vehicle on the city's East Side Friday morning.

A spokesperson for Amtrak confirmed to News 5 Train 49 struck a vehicle that was on the tracks at around 3:11 a.m. near East 99th Street.

Amtrak crash
Amtrak headed westbound into the city near E99th and Elk struck a vehicle on Friday.

The train was delayed for approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes before continuing on while police responded to the scene.

Amtrak crash
Amtrak headed westbound into the city near E99th and Elk struck a vehicle on Friday.

Amtrak said no injuries were reported. News 5 has reached out to police for additional information.

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