Train, car collide in Kentwood

KENTWOOD, Mich. — A crash involving a car and a train Thursday in Kentwood has left one person injured.

The Kent County Sheriff’s Department dispatch says the crash happened at the tracks on 36th Street just west of East Paris Avenue.  It was reported just before 7 p.m.

Officials say a person in the car suffered minor injuries.

Officials say the crossing gates at the tracks were functioning properly at the time of the crash.  The train was traveling at less than 25 miles per hour when it hit the car.

The crash remains under investigation.


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