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Jan 12, 5:57 PM EST

Man plowing snow dies in crash with northeastern Iowa train

NASHUA, Iowa (AP) -- Authorities say a man plowing snow has been killed in a crash with a train in northeastern Iowa.

The Iowa State Patrol says 64-year-old David Zwanziger, of Nashua, was driving a grader and plowing along a county road when he was struck by a westbound train at a crossing around 7:45 a.m. Friday.

Officials say Zwanziger died at the scene.

Chickasaw County sheriff's deputies and New Hampton fire and rescue crews helped state troopers at the scene.

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