2 killed when LIRR train slams into car on tracks

Investigators say they now know that the badly

Investigators say they now know that the badly charred vehicle was a Nissan, but the two people who were inside have not yet been identified. (January 22, 2013 8:06 PM)

Authorities say two people are dead after a Long Island Rail Road train slammed into a car on the tracks just east of the Brentwood station this morning. Investigators say a car carrying two people apparently drove around a railroad gate that was fully down at the time, placing them directly in the train's path. The car was pushed for approximately half a mile until the train stopped, and both...

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