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1 taken to hospital after train hits car in Zephryhills

Florida Highway Patrol said the crash happened at CR-54 and Lumberton Road in Zephryhills around 1:20 a.m.
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ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. — One person was taken to the hospital after a train and car collided early Thursday morning. 

Florida Highway Patrol said the crash happened around 1:20 a.m. at CR-54 and Lumberton Road in Zephryhills.

The car was crossing the tracks when it then got stuck. The train hit the car and pushed it down the tracks. Pasco County Fire rescue said the driver was not in the car when crews got to the scene. The driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, fire rescue said. 

Troopers said the scene was cleared by 3:30 a.m.

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