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Killeen, Texas – November 9, 2012

An accident involving a car and a train on North Gilmer Street near West Avenue E killed two people early Friday morning according to the Killeen Police Department. Officials stated that a 2010 Dodge Charger was hit by a moving train at approximately 3 a.m., killing both passengers.

Officials believe the driver went around the crossing guards that were down. No names were given in the accident.

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UPDATE: Officials identified the man as Jeremy Wayne Berczik, 26, a soldier at Fort Hood.

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