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Amtrak train hits vehicle on tracks en route to Chicago from St. Louis

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By Elizabeth Eisele By Elizabeth Eisele

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – An Amtrak train hit a vehicle on the tracks after it departed St. Louis en route to Chicago on Sunday.

The incident happened around 3:55 p.m. in Godfrey, Illinois. It was reported there were 147 passengers on the train and was delayed for about an hour and a half, but then continued on to Chicago.

No injuries were reported and the type of vehicle the train hit has not been released.

Authorities are calling the incident “minor."

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