MANTECA (CBS13) – One person has died and another seriously hurt after the SUV they were in was hit by a train in Manteca.

The accident happened just after noon on North Walnut Avenue.

The SUV was headed south on North Walnut and was struck by a train headed Northwest.

The impact sent the SUV flying about 100 feet where it crashed through a fence and landed upside down in the side yard of a home.

Witnesses told emergency crews that the driver of the SUV tried to beat the train but didn’t make it.

The injured man was taken to the hospital but the extent of his injuries was not immediately known.

Comments (5)
  1. Tlor daGama says:

    You can’t beat a train and the few minutes you lost by waitng for it
    to go by just isn’t worth a lifetime of pain for your family.

    1. JMHO55 says:

      What ^ he said.

  2. nothingchanges says:

    Let me guess, The idiot drive survived and the passenger died.

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