Iowa Teen Killed By Train

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

A teenage girl died Friday afternoon after being hit by a freight train in the southwest Iowa community of Stanton.

Montgomery County Emergency Management reports a Burlington Northern Santa Fe crew reported hitting the girl just before 5:30 p.m. at a railroad crossing on the southern edge of Stanton, located about seven miles east of Red Oak.

The girl's name has not been released.

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