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Vehicle struck by train in Mingo County

NAUGATUCK A man was flown to a hospital after his vehicle was struck by a train Sunday in Mingo County.

According to the West Virginia State Police, a Kermit man was trying to cross a railroad crossing by Bittersweet Lane in Naugatuck when a passing Norfolk Southern train struck the vehicle. 62-year-old David Maynard failed to yield to the oncoming train.

Reportedly, the train overturned the vehicle and the driver was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital to be treated for “non-life-threatening injuries,” according to the news release from state police.

The investigation is ongoing.

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