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Two Kitchener men identified as victims of train collision in Innerkip

Two men from Kitchener have been identified as the victims of a fatal train collision with a vehicle in Innerkip Sunday afternoon.

Pictures released by police show the train hit the driver's side of the car and pushed it down the track

Two Kitchener men died Sunday when their car collided with a train northeast of Woodstock. The driver of the car died at the scene. While the passenger died of his injuries in hospital. (Submitted by Oxford County OPP)

Two men from Kitchener have died after a car and a train collided in Innerkip — northeast of Woodstock — on Sunday.

The driver of the car, Cole Bey, 27, of Kitchener died at the scene.

Raymond Friolet, 26, of Kitchener was a passenger in the car that was hit by a westbound freight train on George Street at around 3 p.m.  He died of his injuries in hospital.

Pictures released by police show the train hit the driver's side of the car and pushed it down the track.

Officers with the OPP, Innerkip Fire Services and Oxford County paramedics responded to the scene.

George Street and Main Street were closed for approximately five hours while emergency crews and investigators were on scene. 

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call the OPP.

Their investigation continues.