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Driver Whose Car Is Hit by Train Held in DUI

July 04, 2006|From Times Staff and Wire Reports

A Garden Grove man was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving early Monday after driving his car onto the railroad tracks, where it was struck by a train. Andrew Poland, 21, got out of the car as he saw the train approaching just south of Sand Canyon Avenue, police said.

The 5:40 a.m. incident delayed the northbound train for about an hour and 20 minutes, police said. No injuries were reported.

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