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Train stoppage causes citywide traffic following OU game against Houston

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The Amtrak train crossing Lindsey Street Jan. 16, 2017.

A train stopped on the tracks from Lindsey Street to West Eufala Street caused traffic problems for over an hour in some parts of Norman following Sunday's game against Houston.

Norman Police Department Captain Brent Barber said the train did not hit anything, but pedestrians getting too close to the tracks caused the train to have to stop. At midnight on Monday, Barber said the train was getting ready to start moving.

Barber said people climbing through the stopped train to cross the tracks caused the hour-long delay, and said he would remind people to "stay away from tracks because trains don't have a choice to stop."

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Jordan Miller is a journalism and political science junior serving as The Daily's news managing editor. Previously she served as The Daily's spring 2019 news editor, fall 2018 assistant visual editor and was an SGA beat reporter.

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