Police investigate fatal train vs. car accident in Gwinnett Coun - CBS46 News

Police investigate fatal train vs. car accident in Gwinnett County

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GWINNETT COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

Gwinnet County Police Department officers responded to a train vs. car accident on Amwiler Road near the intersection of Buford Highway.

Police said two cars were involved in a collision prior to the arrival of the train.

Lorenzo Wilkerson, 40, and Tony Lungaro, 51, were traveling south on Buford Highway in a white 2003 Ford F150.

Severin Gluschak, 25, was traveling north on Buford Highway and attempted to turn left onto Amwiler Road. 

Gluschak failed to yield and turned in front of the F150, causing the collision, according to police reports. The F150 came to an uncontrolled stop on the railroad tracks.

Lungaro got out of the truck and approached the driver's side. The approaching train struck him and the vehicle. 

Officers arrived on scene two minutes after receiving the call and found the F150 on fire. 

Lungaro died on scene.

Wilkerson was taken to the hospital in serious condition.  Gluschak was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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