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Virginia State Police on Sunday night were investigating a collision of an Amtrak train and an SUV in New Kent County.

At approximately 6:01 p.m., state police were called to the crash scene. A 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe had pulled up to a CSX railroad crossing in the 1400 block of Outpost Road and stopped with the nose of the vehicle extending partially across the tracks, police said.

The driver saw the Amtrak train approaching and attempted to put the vehicle in reverse but was unable to do so.

The train, which was carrying 137 passengers, struck the front end of the SUV.

No one was injured. The SUV driver, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, was wearing a seat belt. No charges are expected.

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— From staff reports

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