Man dies following crash with FrontRunner train

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UPDATE: UTA official announced later Thursday evening that the 62-year-old man involved in the crash died due to his injuries. 

UPDATE: UTA says all trains have resumed normal operations and are on time, with possible residual delays. 

OREM, Utah (ABC4 News) – Orem police are on the scene of car vs FrontRunner train incident Thursday morning.

The car was crossing at 400 South and 1843 West in Orem when it was hit by a FrontRunner train traveling southbound around 8:30 a.m.

Carl Arky, spokesperson for the Utah Department of Transportation says the car rolled several times and came to a stop upside down. 

Officials say first responders extricated the passenger of the vehicle and believe there was only one person in the car at the time of the incident.  The passenger was transported to a local hospital.

UTA police remain on scene to conduct a thorough investigation.

Arky says all indications and warning signals were functioning properly and the arm at the crossing gate was down and in position at the time on the incident.

UTA has established a bus bridge from the Orem Station to the American Fork Station. 

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