Man dies after collision with FrontRunner train in Orem

OREM, Utah — A 62-year-old man has died his car was struck by a FrontRunner train Thursday morning in Orem.

Utah Transit Authority spokesman Carl Arky said a car crossing the tracks at 400 S and 1843 in Orem was struck around 8:30 a.m.

"All indications are, at this time, that the warning signals were all functioning properly and the arm at the crossing gate was down and in position," a statement from Arky said.

Initial reports provided to UTA indicated the car involved in the crash rolled several times, came to a stop upside-down and the driver—the sole occupant of the car—was critically injured. No passengers on the train were reported to be injured.

UTA established a bus bridge to transport FrontRunner passengers from the Orem Station to the American Fork Station. As of about 10:20 a.m., trains had resumed normal operations and all bus bridges are canceled. Riders may experience some residual days.

The victim's name was not released.

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