- Associated Press - Sunday, February 7, 2016

DUMONT, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a freight train struck a vehicle on the tracks in northern New Jersey, sending one person to the hospital.

The crash occurred around 12:45 a.m. Sunday in Dumont.

Authorities say a CSX freight train hit the car on the tracks near Madison Avenue. But it’s still not clear why the car was on the tracks.

The car’s driver was taken to a hospital. But that person’s name and further details on their injuries were not disclosed.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.



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