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2 victims of deadly train, truck crash ID'd

Fatal crash involving car, train in Martin Co.
Posted at 5:02 AM, Mar 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-16 04:52:25-04

The Florida Highway Patrol said two people were killed after a vehicle and train were involved in a crash early Tuesday morning at SE Dixie Highway at SE Seaward Street in Martin County.

The incident occurred at 3:41 a.m. in Port Salerno.

FHP says a 1995 Dodge Dakota truck drove around the crossing gates and into the path of the train.

Both the driver, 51-year-old Michael Franklin Gearde of Hobe Sound, and passenger, 40-year-old Daniel Wayne Faulk of Port Salerno, were pronounced dead at the scene.

All train crossings from Indian Street to Cove Road were blocked earlier, but back open by 8 a.m., according to the Martin County Sheriff's Office. 

The train is also moving again.