Police: Canton man killed driving around train safety gates - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Police: Canton man killed driving around train safety gates

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BARBERTON, OH (WOIO) -

Fire and police were called to a train vs car accident at 6:17 a.m. Thursday morning on West Waterloo Road. That's near the intersection of  Waterloo and Wooster roads.

Police say the train hit and killed Anthony Nichols, 51, of Canton as he tried to drive around the safety gates in Barberton. 

The Summit County Medical Examiner says when the SUV approached the railroad tracks, it traveled around other vehicles and the lowered railroad crossing gates.  

Nobody else was inside the SUV.

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