Jeffrey Rodrigo Acuna Mata charged after Metro-North train crash

The driver of a van involved in an accident with a train last month is now facing DUI charges. Norwalk police say Jeffrey Rodrigo Acuna

Police say Jeffrey Rodrigo Acuna Mata was driving on Glover Avenue when his van got stuck in a snow bank before being hit.

Police say Jeffrey Rodrigo Acuna Mata was driving on Glover Avenue when his van got stuck in a snow bank before being hit. (3/20/14)

NORWALK - The driver of a van involved in an accident with a train last month is now facing DUI charges.

Norwalk police say Jeffrey Rodrigo Acuna Mata, 38, was driving on Glover Avenue when his van got stuck in a snow bank.

He was trying to dig out the van when a passing Metro-North train hit it.

Police say Mata had a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit.

No one on the train was hurt.

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