Fatal crash halts train in Volusia, prompts traffic alert

Daytona Beach police say drivers should avoid Orange Avenue to Second Street


A fatal crash Tuesday morning prompted a train to stop in Volusia County, causing a traffic alert in the Daytona Beach-Holly Hill area.

Daytona Beach police tweeted that drivers should not cross the railroad tracks from Orange Avenue south to Second Street in neighboring Holly Hill.

“A train has stopped due to a fatal accident,” the tweet said. “Please find a route either north or south of the stopped train.”

Police later tweeted that the train was moving.

No other details have been released.

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