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Sandwich man injured in vehicle-versus-train collision

A 76-year-old Sandwich man was injured after the vehicle he was driving was struck by a train Monday at a railroad crossing on North 48th Road near U.S. 34 in Northville Township. Police said David Erickson's vehicle was stuck on the tracks and was hit by a westbound BNSF train around 6:30 p.m. Erickson was taken to Valley West Hospital in Sandwich and later transferred to a Downers Grove medical center with undisclosed injuries. There were no reported injuries on the train as a result of the collisions and no citations issued.

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