SUV Driver Struck, Killed By South Shore Train

CHICAGO (CBS) — A driver was killed after his SUV was struck by a South Shore train near South Bend on Sunday.

The motorist was struck by the train, which was traveling about 70 mph, after trying to drive around crossing gates.

The Chicago-South Bend train had about 200 passengers on board, and none of them was injured.

The accident happened just west of South Bend.

The train arrived about 90 minutes late.

LISTEN: WBBM Newsradio’s John Waelti Reports

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