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Car crushed and thrown 10 feet by train in Vero Beach

Posted at 1:50 PM, Jan 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-28 13:54:54-05

VERO BEACH, Fla. — A car was hit by a train just after 5 a.m. on Tuesday.

Police say the Honda Civic was stopped close to the tracks when it collided with a train.

The car was thrown 10 feet to the side of the train tracks at 19th Place and Commerce Avenue.

Photos posted by the Vero Beach Police Department show the front of the car completely crushed.

Authorities say that despite the damage to the car, the two people inside were uninjured.