DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – One person was killed after an early morning crash involving a car and DART Rail train.

The accident happened just before 6:00 a.m. at the Buckingham Road crossing, near the Spring Valley Station in Richardson.

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Police and officials with DART are still investigating, but say it appears the driver of the car went around the crossing arms and was hit by a northbound Red Line train.

The driver of the car was killed and a passenger in the vehicle was taken to a local hospital.

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One person on the train was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Other rail passengers seemed traumatized after walking by the crashed out car to board a bus to complete their trip.

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“There were speakers that had been knocked out the car and the seats were out the car and you could see inside – see the passenger,” recalled DART Rail rider Karen Watson. “It was awful and we had to see that. We had to walk by that. It was horrible.”

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The north and southbound DART Rail lines in Richardson remain closed while the crash is investigated. There will be bus shuttle service between Spring Valley and LBJ/Central stations.