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Wetzel County Authorities Respond to Overnight Train Crash

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The Wetzel County Sheriff's Department is investigating after a train hit a car in Folsom early Sunday morning.

The crash happened around 1:20 a.m. at the Route 20 train crossing, according to 911 officials.

Chief Glasscock of the Folsom Fire Department said a man with a medical condition was driving across the train tracks when he realized he had a flat tire. He then exited the car leaving it parked on the train tracks. 

Glasscock said a cargo train applied its emergency brakes about 500 yards before impact, but it struck the rear passenger's side of the car. The car was totaled.

Authorities later found the man, who was disoriented, about one mile north. Folsom EMS took him to a nearby hospital to treat him for his medical condition.

No one was injured in the crash.