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Waterman man killed in truck vs. train crash

Updated: February 14, 2013 6:47AM

A Waterman man was killed Friday morning when his pickup truck was struck by a train in DeKalb County.

Dale Grometer, 59, of Waterman, collided with the train at 8:01 a.m. Friday at the Crego Road railroad crossing in Waterman, the DeKalb County coroner’s office said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Grometer’s pickup was struck by an eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe train.

DeKalb County sheriff’s deputies and the coroner’s office are continuing to investigate the crash.

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