Car, 2 Northstar trains collide near Elk River

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ELK RIVER, Minn. (AP) - No one was hurt when two Northstar trains and a car collided near Elk River.

Metro Transit officials report that the car was struck by both northbound and southbound trains Tuesday evening.

The Star Tribune (http://strib.mn/1nLQYQf ) reports trains were being delayed and buses being used to transport commuters.

Further details about the crash weren’t available.

Tuesday’s crash was the second train-car collision this week. A woman and her infant son escaped injury Monday morning when the car they were in was hit by a Northstar commuter train in Elk River.

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Information from: Star Tribune, http://www.startribune.com

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