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Amtrak train headed from Chicago to St. Louis hits car in Granite City

There were 87 passengers on board the Amtrak train. None of the passengers or crew on the train were injured.

GRANITE CITY, Ill. — An Amtrak train heading to St. Louis struck a car Sunday afternoon in Granite City.

Officials said the car was struck at the railroad crossing over 25th Street in Granite City. They said the driver of the car was able to get out of the car and was walking around near the scene after the crash.

The train tracks were closed after the crash.

There were 87 passengers on board the Amtrak train.  The train involved, Lincoln Service No. 303, left Chicago at 9:30 Sunday morning and was heading to St. Louis. The train resumed its trip after the crash. None of the passengers or crew on the train were injured.

A northbound train that left St. Louis for Chicago at 3 p.m. was also delayed by the crash. The track has since been cleared, and train traffic has resumed.

Amtrak said it is cooperating with the investigations into the crash.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.