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UPDATED: Man dead after car versus train crash in DeKalb County


Dale Grometer, 59, of Waterman was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:01 a.m.

His truck was struck at the Crego Road railroad crossing by and eastbound Burlington Northern train.

The crash is being investigated by the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office and the DeKalb County Coroner's Office.

A person is dead after their car collided with a train in DeKalb County.

The crash occurred at Crego Road and the BNSF tracks in DeKalb County just before 7:30 a.m. on Friday. The driver of a 2005 Chevy 1500 did not survive.

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Department is still investigating the accident and has not released any other information at this time.

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