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2 killed in railroad crossing crash identified

Published: Oct. 25, 2021 at 12:14 PM CDT|Updated: Nov. 3, 2021 at 6:02 PM CDT
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CLAY COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - Two people killed last month when a train crashed into their vehicle have been identified.

Clay County Sheriff Terry Miller said Wednesday that 50-year-old Ova Conway of Corning and 65-year-old Aaron Woodruff of Neelyville, Mo., died Sunday, Oct. 24, when a northbound train crashed into their vehicle.

According to the sheriff, the crash happened at the crossing on County Roads 181 and 165 north of Corning.

Due to the severity of their injuries, their bodies were sent to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory in Little Rock where they underwent DNA testing for positive identification.

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