1 dead after car and train collide in Barberton

Posted at 8:52 AM, Feb 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-04 14:14:02-05

Barberton police are investigating a deadly crash that occurred between an SUV and a train Thursday morning.

The crash happened at the intersection of Waterloo Road and Wooster Road North around 6:17 a.m. 

According to the Summit County Medical Examiner, the SUV went around other vehicles and the lowered crossing gates before it was hit by the train. 

The driver, 51 year-old Anthony Nichols, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Police are investigating.