Man hospitalized in Merrick Co. car/train collision

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MERRICK COUNTY, Neb. (KSNB) -- The Merrick County Sheriff's Office responded to a car/train accident at Highway 30 and 3rd Road early Tuesday morning.

Driver of the vehicle Derek Washington (23) of Grand Island, Nebraska was transported by ambulance to St. Francis Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries sustained during the accident.

We would like to remind everyone to wear your seat belts at ALL times, pay attention when crossing at ALL railroad crossings and DO NOT drive around the crossing arms!!