Man dies after train crashes into vehicle Saturday in Wayne, police say

Evan James Carter
The Detroit News

Wayne — A 26-year-old man died Saturday after his vehicle was struck by an Amtrak train in Wayne at Venoy Road, police said.

The crash occurred at about 11:54 p.m. Saturday when Amtrak train 354 struck a vehicle in Wayne, said Christina Leeds, senior director of public relations at Amtrak.

Officers responded to the area of Winifred Street, south of Michigan Avenue, but later learned that the crash occurred at Venoy Road, south of Michigan Avenue, police said. The driver was killed in the crash.

There were no reported injuries to the crew or 89 passengers, Leeds said. The passengers were taken by bus to their destination.

The accident remained under investigation.

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