Ponca City, OK

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Woman injured in train wreck

Beverly Bryant - March 10, 2017 8:45 am

A car collided with a freight train shortly before 7 a.m. near Union Street and Albany Avenue.

A Ponca City woman was severely injured Friday morning when her car collided with a freight train at the railroad tracks near Union Street and Albany Avenue. The accident occurred shortly before 7 a.m.

A Stillwater Medical Center helicopter life-flighted the woman from Ponca City.

Animal Control was called  to  the scene for a dog that was in the vehicle.

At this time the identity of the woman is not known.

The Ponca City Police Department’s Mobile Command Center is on the scene along with other police officers, the Ponca City Fire Department, the Burlington-Northern Santa Fe Railway and other investigators.

The train was unable to come to a stop until about Summit Avenue. The car stopped on the west side of the tracks a short distance south of Albany.

All railroad closings north of Highland Avenue and south of Prospect Avenue are closed.

 

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