One dead after train hits vehicle in Augusta Township
A driver is dead after a train struck a vehicle this morning near the intersection of McKean and Willis roads in Augusta Township, Washtenaw County sheriff's deputies said.
Sheriff's department spokesman Derrick Jackson said he did not immediately have details on the 9:30 a.m. collision.
Augusta Township fire officials could not immediately reached for comment.
The train was on a Norfolk-Southern track, officials said.
As of about 10:30 a.m., officials said they were unclear when the train would move from the location.
They were seeking help from road officials to divert traffic heading toward Willis from Rawsonville Road. The Washtenaw County Road Commission was closing Rawsonville south of Bemis at 10:30 a.m.