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Man killed when Amtrak train collides with car

Police appear at the scene of a fatal train accident in Oxnard on Friday, May 24, 2013. A man in his 70s was killed when an Amtrak train hit his car.
May 25, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A man in his 70s was killed when an Amtrak train collided with his car in Oxnard.

The crash happened around 8:45 p.m. Friday at Rose Avenue, just north of Fifth Street. Police say the man's Dodge Charger was stopped on the tracks for unknown reasons.

No one on the train was injured. Debris from the crash hit other cars nearby, but no one else was hurt.

It is unknown if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the collision.

An investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Oxnard police at (805) 385-7750.

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