The emergency services responded to the serious accident in Vammaveien just after 12 o’clock.
The first reports to the police were that a car and a truck had collided head-on on the spot. The accident led to major material damage to the car.
The driver of the car, a woman in her mid-80s, was considered seriously injured. The woman was sent to hospital by ambulance, but died on the way to hospital.
– We have unfortunately been told that life was not to be saved. The person in question has died as a result of the accident, says police operations manager Gisle Sveen to NRK.
The relatives have been notified of the death, the police say. The woman was alone in the car. The driver of the lorry was not injured.
Witnesses have told the police that the car was probably going to turn off the main road when it crashed with the train.
Vammaveien was completely closed for several hours after the accident. At around 15.50, the police stated that their investigations on the spot had been completed, and that the road had been opened.