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2 killed, 3 critically injured in a train-van crash

A train crashed into a van at a railroad crossing in northwest Mississippi on Tuesday 4th December, subsequently causing the death of two people three others, critically injured.

Joe Faust, BNSF’s Railway spokesman, has said that his company’s train hit the van about 65 kilometers southeast of Memphis, Tennessee.

Marshall County Coroner, James Richard Anderson, said a woman and a man riding in the back seat of the van were killed, but their names are yet to be released. Local news outlets reported they were Tennessee residents.

The white van crumpled on impact and was pushed off the tracks by the train. Fortunately, members of the train crew were not injured.

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