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Metro Blue Line Train Collides With Vehicle in Long Beach

A Metro Blue Line train collided with a vehicle in
Long Beach today, injuring five people on the train, authorities said.
   The crash occurred about 12:20 p.m. near Third Street and Long Beach
Boulevard, said Paul Gonzales of Metro.
   The victims received hospital treatment for minor injuries, Gonzales
said. The driver of the vehicle that collided with the train apparently was not
   The circumstances of the crash were under investigation. Delays of up to
20 minutes were reported while crews worked to clear the scene.