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Amtrak train collides with vehicle killing one person

One person was killed after an Amtrak train collided with a vehicle Aug. 2 near Interstate 10...
One person was killed after an Amtrak train collided with a vehicle Aug. 2 near Interstate 10 and Carrollton Ave.(WVUE FOX 8)
Published: Aug. 2, 2021 at 5:28 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -A woman was killed early Monday morning when an Amtrak train collided with her car.

New Orleans Police say it happened near I-10 west and S. Carrollton Avenue about 1:15 a.m.

The NOPD says the woman was traveling eastbound on I-10, when for reasons unknown, she left the road and went onto the train tracks, at which time the victim was struck by the train and was ejected from the vehicle.

Passengers remained on the train hours after the incident. No one else was reported to be injured.

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