Woman dies as car, passenger train collide in OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Authorities say a woman is dead after the
car she was riding in was struck by an Amtrak passenger train as
the car attempted to cross tracks in southeast Oklahoma City.
Officers said the woman, not yet named by police, died at the
scene of the crash about 9:25 p.m. Friday. Police Lt. Daniel
Stewart said the driver was taken to a local hospital in critical
condition.
Fire Department Maj. Robert Mitchell said none of the 48
passengers on the train was injured.
Stewart said witnesses told police that the railroad crossing
bars were down and that the driver of the car drove around them.


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