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No injuries reported when auto hits train car

Published: Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 5:30 a.m. CST

SOMONAUK – A 24-year-old Earlville man crashed his 2011 Dodge Caravan into a parked freight train car about 1:30 p.m. Friday, DeKalb County Sheriff’s police said.

The man was driving west on Route 34 approaching Somonauk Road when his gas pedal became stuck, police said in a news release. The vehicle left the road and struck the rail car.

No one was injured, and no citations were issued, police said.

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