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10/31/09-Longview

Two injured in Longview train car crash

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By Bob Hallmark - bio | email   

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - A train collision with a car sends two people to the hospital in Longview. It happened around 3:45 p.m. Saturday on F.M. 1845 just east of Highway 31.  Police say the male driver of a Ford pick-up traveling on Loop 281 ignored a crossing bar coming down at a railroad track.

The driver crashed through the crossing bar running right into a passing train. The driver and a female passenger were taken to a hospital, the extent of their injuries has not been released. Crews have cleared the area which is now re-open to traffic.

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