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Identity of man released in fatal train-vehicle crash

WESTON, Ohio — Authorities Tuesday released the identitiy of a Custar man who was killed Monday night in a train-vehicle accident at the CSX Transportation Corp. railroad tracks on Weston Road just south of here, authorities said.

Marvin J. Harris, 38, a passenger in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene. His wife, Nikki L. Harris, 36, who was driving the vehicle, was flown to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo. She was listed in fair condition Tuesday, a hospital spokesman said.

The southbound vehicle failed to yield for the train, which was traveling east, deputies said. The accident occurred shortly after 7 p.m. near Portage Road in Milton Township.

The incident remains under investigation.

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