Victim of deadly car crash identified

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Posted on January 24, 2013 at 4:39 PM

Updated Thursday, Jan 24 at 11:12 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- An elderly Louisville man has been identified as the driver killed in a car crash involving a moving train in the Portland neighborhood.

Police say Jimmie Roberson, 80, drove his car into a moving Norfolk Southern Train at 25th Street and Standard Avenue.

We are told Roberson died of multiple blunt force injuries and burns.

The coroner says they do not suspect alcohol was a factor.

A witness tried to pull him from his burning car but was unable to due to the flames.

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