Train hits vehicles in Gwinnett County; 1 killed

Fatal train crash closes Buford Hwy

Officials in Gwinnett County say a person has died after an accident between a train and two cars in Norcross.

Gwinnett County police spokesman Jeff Richter says a car accident happened on the train tracks and could not be cleared out of the way before the train approached.

Richter says 1 of the cars burst into flames after the accident and one person was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The identity of the person who was killed in the accident has not been released.

Norcross is about 15 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta.

By Staff 03/12/2013 18:42:00

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