2 dead, 2 injured in KY train collision

Car ran signal and crossed train's path

LOUISVILLE, KY (NBC) – Two people were killed and two more were injured when a train slammed into a car in Louisville, Kentucky.

According to officials, the train hit the passenger’s side of the vehicle at track speed, killing two people in the car.

Police say the car ran a signal and crossed into the train’s path.

A witness to the collision said it was the most devastating thing he’d ever seen in his life. He said the car was “pulverized,” and estimated that the car was pushed a mile down the tracks.

The driver and a passenger sitting behind the driver are at the University of Louisville hospital in critical condition.

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