1 dead after train collides with vehicle

CHAMPAIGN - Authorities say a man has died as a result of injuries sustained in a Friday night crash.

Champaign police say Dominique Phillips, 20, was involved in a motor vehicle versus train crash in the 200 block of East Bradley Avenue.  Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup says Phillips was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:10 p.m.

Northrup says the preliminary cause of death was determined to be multiple blunt force trauma, with the final cause of death being determined after toxicology studies are concluded.  An inquest may be held at a later date.

This incident is being investigated by the Champaign Police Department and the Champaign County Coroner's Office.  We will provide more details as they become available.
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