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Man escapes injury after car crashes into train in Clark Co.

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CLARK COUNTY (WAOW) -

A man in Clark County says he feels lucky to be alive after his car slammed into a train.

Robin Peterson was driving on Century Rd. outside of Spencer early Sunday afternoon, when he hit a train.
Author ties say he failed to stop in time. Peterson tells Newsline 9 he didn't see the train coming. When he did, he slammed on his brakes, but it was too late and his vehicle crashed into the train.

"People say they see a lot of things flash in front of there eyes in moments like that," said Peterson. "Well guess what, they are true. I saw a lot of things."

Peterson was not injured in the crash..
But authorities say Peterson could face a citation.
The Clark County Sheriff department declined an on-camera interview.


Authorities say more information will be released on Monday.

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