NEWARK, Del. (CBS) — Two officers are being credited with possibly saving a man’s life when they pulled him from his vehicle before it was struck by a train in Newark, Delaware.

Authorities say around 11:10 p.m. on June 21, George Kichline, 76, made a right turn onto the gravel raid bed of the CSX railroad at the intersection of South Main Street, West Main Street and New London Road.

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During the turn, police say his car became stuck.

Two officers working nearby noticed the vehicle turn onto the rail line and saw the warning indicators going off and gate arms coming down, indicating an approaching train.

Police say the officers were able to quickly usher Kichline away from the vehicle.

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A CSX train then struck the car and pushed it all the way to North College Avenue before dislodging from the train, officials say.

(credit: Newark Police Department)

(credit: Newark Police Department)

Police say no one was injured during the collision.

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The incident is under investigation.