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Woman critical after accident with Amtrak train in Tangipahoa

Source: Greg Jenkins Source: Greg Jenkins
INDEPENDENCE, LA (WVUE) -

A woman was injured Wednesday after the pickup truck she was in was hit by an Amtrak train in Independence.

According to police, two women, described as being in their 80s, were in a pickup truck when they came to a stop on the tracks and the crossing arm came down on the bed of the truck.

The truck was struck by the train, injuring one of the women. She is in critical condition.

Fox8live.com will update this story as more information is released.

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