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Woman killed after car collides with train

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ST. CLAIR TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) -

A woman has been killed after her car collided with a train in St. Clair Township.

The accident occurred around 3:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon on State Route 127 just north of Hamilton.

Police say that Sharon Bennett, 55, was pronounced dead at the scene after she failed to yield to an oncoming train. Bennet was headed southbound on State Route 127 when her minivan was struck by a northbound train. Her vehicle was thrown about twenty feet from the tracks after the collision.

It took the train about 500 feet to stop.

The cause of the crash is currently under investigation.

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