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Police identify car driver killed in train crash

Posted at 10:49 AM, Jan 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-28 19:19:07-05

Authorities have released the name of a driver who died after an Amtrak train slammed into a car in Grass Lake Township Wednesday.

Police say it appears 53-year-old Eric Foote of Ann Arbor, disregarded the warning signal at the crossing. He was the only person inside the car.

Witnesses say a loud warning signal and crossing arms were working at the time of the crash.

The Jackson County sheriff's department says no one aboard the westbound train was injured.