Officials ID pair killed in SUV-train collision - FOX 13 News

Officials ID pair killed in SUV-train collision

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Two people killed when their SUV collided with a train in Polk County have been identified.

The driver was 24-year-old Anthony Young. His passenger was 25-year-old Eren Askew. The pair was in an SUV when it hit a CSX train Sunday off Ewell Road in Lakeland.

Investigators say their vehicle was thrown onto a power box and burst into flames. They also say the safety arm was down and the train's whistle was blowing before the crash happened.

Troopers are looking for witnesses of the crash. You can call the Florida Highway Patrol at 863-413-3510.

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