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Man dies in collision with train in Clark County

NEILLSVILLE, Wisconsin (WXOW) - Clark County authorities say an 81-year-old man was killed Tuesday morning when his minivan collided with a freight train.

The sheriff's office says an initial investigation found Charles Podbelsek of Spencer did not stop at the stop sign at a crossing and struck a Canadian National train.

Podbelsek was thrown from the van and died at the scene.

The crash occured about 9:15 a.m. Tuesday in the Township of Unity.

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