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An Owen man was killed in a car-train crash Saturday morning near Owen.

According to the Wisconsin State Patrol:

A car driven by George P. Louis, 87, attempted to cross the railroad tracks on Berglin Avenue, just south of Pine Road, at 9:48 a.m. and collided with a Canadian National freight train.

The train crew, Dale M. Merrell, 36, of Spooner, and Matthew L. Kersten, 37, of Rice Lake, were not injured.

Contact: 715-833-9207,