Police ID 5 killed after train hits car

July 10, 2009 6:51:33 AM PDT
Police say they've determined who was driving a car with five young people inside that was struck by an Amtrak passenger train after skirting a gate at a road crossing near Detroit. Thursday's crash in Canton Township, about 20 miles west of Detroit, killed all five in the sedan. Sgt. Mark Gajeski, a police spokesman, said Friday that 19-year-old Dan Broughton was driving.

The mother of 14-year-old Jessica Sadler said Thursday the girl was among those killed. And police previously said the young men killed also included an 18-year-old and a 20-year-old from Taylor and a 21-year-old from Stafford, Va.

Police plan to release a copy of surveillance video on Friday from a nearby business that captured the crash and audio from a 911 report.

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