Man injured when car struck by train

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

GERING, Neb. (AP) – Authorities say a driver was injured when his car was struck by a train in western Nebraska. The Nebraska State Patrol says the crash occurred around 3:20 a.m. Saturday, east of Gering. The patrol says the car had been sitting between two rail lines with one tire between a set of the tracks when it was hit. The patrol identified the injured car driver as Julian Salinas, of Morrill.