Man dies when car struck by train in N. Ind.

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DUNLAP, Ind. (AP) — Authorities in northern Indiana say a man was killed Friday when the car he was in was struck by a train.

Elkhart County Sheriff’s Capt. Jim Bradberry tells The Elkhart Truth the car was heading south in the community of Dunlap, about five miles south of Elkhart, when it was struck by the train after 11 a.m. Friday. Bradberry says the identity of the victim is being withheld until family members can be notified.

Bradberry says County Road 13 would be closed in that area for several hours while authorities investigate. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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