SE Missouri woman killed at railroad crossing

BLOOMFIELD, MO (AP) - A southeast Missouri woman has died after a freight train struck her car at a rural railroad crossing.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the victim as 51-year-old Mary J. Montgomery of Oran.

The crash happened Friday night when Montgomery crossed into the path of an oncoming Union Pacific train.

The patrol said the railroad crossing was marking with flashing lights and cross-arm gates.

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