2 killed when commuter train hits car stuck on tracks

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) – A commuter train hit and killed two people whose car got stuck on the tracks.

Broward Sheriff’s spokeswoman Gina Carter tells local news outlets that the Tri-Rail train was heading north on Sunday when it hit the car near Pompano Beach.

The identities of the victims haven’t been released. Officials say there were about 80 passengers on the train, which runs from Miami to West Palm Beach. No injuries to passengers were reported.

The crash delayed trains and affected traffic in the area for about two hours.

Pompano Beach is north of Fort Lauderdale on Florida’s Atlantic Coast.

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