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Vehicle stops on tracks, gets hit by train

Vehicle stops on tracks, gets hit by train

An alleged drunken driver was pulled out of a car straddling railroad tracks in Encinitas just before an Amtrak train smashed into the vehicle, deputies said Dec. 31.

The train struck the car at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, near the intersection of East E Street and South Coast Highway 101.

The car was stopped beyond the crossing arms on East E Street, said Deputy Tyler Eikermann of the

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