Woman killed when train hits vehicle in Raleigh

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by The Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on February 7, 2013 at 11:12 AM

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- A Fuquay-Varina woman has been killed after her sports utility vehicle was struck by a train in Raleigh. 

Police say 42-year-old Lynette Renee Fowler was the only person in the vehicle when it was hit at a crossing around 5 p.m. Wednesday. 

The Amtrak train had about 170 passengers on board and was en route from New York to Charlotte. None of the passengers was hurt. 

The train had minor damage but was operational.
 

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