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Streator man cited after collision with train

A Streator man collided his vehicle with a train around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday morning but was able to walk away from the incident.

Matthew Weibel, 36, was driving westbound on Bridge Street near Illinois Street when his vehicle struck the engine of the train, according to a police report.

Injuries were not evident to responders on the scene but Weibel told police he would seek treatment on his own.

Weibel was cited following the accident on a complaint of obedience to signal indicating approach of train or railroad equipment. He was released with a court date.

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