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Woman's vehicle hit by train

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

RANDLES -- A Benton woman escaped her stalled vehicle before it was struck by a train early today in Cape Girardeau County.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 2:30 a.m., two miles south of Randles, 18-year-old Hannah E. Wrather's vehicle became disabled on the train tracks on Route P at County Road 274. The Benton resident was able to get out of her vehicle before it was struck in the driver's side by a Union Pacific general electric train, the Patrol said. All signal devices including lights and cross arms were activated at the time of the accident.

No further information was available at press time.