Custar man killed, wife injured in Wood County train-car crash

WESTON — A Custar man was killed and his wife injured when a train crashed into their vehicle just after 7 p.m. Monday in Wood County’s Milton Township.

Marvin Harris, 38, and Nikki Harris, 36, were traveling southbound on Weston Road, south of the village of Weston, when they failed to yield to an eastbound train at a crossing near Portage Road.

Marvin Harris, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Nikki Harris, who was driving the vehicle, was taken by air ambulance to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center. She is listed in fair condition.

The accident remains under investigation by the Wood County Sheriff’s Office.  Also responding were Weston Fire and EMS and Milton Township Fire Department.



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