Young Driver Killed in Collision with Train
RAVENNA, OH — A 15-year-old female was killed Sunday evening after her car collided with a train.
It happened just before 6:00 p.m. at South Prospect Street and Summit Road.
According to the Portage County Sheriff’s Office, the teen had just received her learner’s permit and was in the car with her father and four sisters.
Portage County Sheriff’s Office officials believe the teenager panicked as the train was approaching. They tell FOX 8 News that the tracks did not have gates or signals.
The teen’s father was taken to Robinson Memorial Hospital; the sisters were transported to Akron Children’s Hospital. Their conditions have not been released.