Motorist killed when car struck by train

RUSHVILLE, Mo. - One person died late Monday morning when their car was struck by a train.

Missouri Highway Patrol troopers and deputies from Buchanan County, Mo. were called to an intersection in the area of U.S. Highway 59 and Missouri Highway 45 around 11 a.m. on reports of train hitting a car.

When they arrived, the located a victim inside the car. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene.

While troopers are continuing to investigate the crash, reports indicate the car may have pulled in front of the train.

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