• Man dies after car collides with train in Melbourne

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    MELBOURNE, Fla. - A man was killed after a train and a car collided Friday morning, Melbourne police said.

    Melbourne police spokesman Sheridan Shelley said the car drove through a railroad crossing arm and ran into the side of the northbound train about 3:40 a.m. Friday.
     
    Florida Today (http://on.flatoday.com/14YLbPu) reports 29-year-old Aaron T. Imes of Melbourne was taken to a hospital where he died.
     
    Shelley said all railroad crossing safety features appeared to be working at the time of the crash.
     
    The traffic homicide unit is investigating the incident.


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