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Davenport police are investigating a vehicle versus train crash Friday morning that occurred when the driver of the car apparently attempted to beat the oncoming train.

In a news release, police said Michael Wurzer was driving a 2012 Chevy Cruze northbound in the 500 block of Marquette about 9:50 a.m. when he struck the train operated by Iowa Interstate Railroad.

Wurzer was cited for failure to obey a stop sign at a railroad crossing. 

According to police, Wurzer had a 4-year-old child passenger in the vehicle.

The car sustained disabling damage and had to be towed away. There were no injuries as a result of the crash. 

Police said the crossing's warning devices were functioning properly.

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