Woman’s car hit by train in Claremore

Ponca City Now - February 5, 2015 7:21 am

CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) – Northeastern Oklahoma police say a 56-year-old woman is lucky to be alive after a train hit her car this week.

Claremore Deputy Police Chief Charles Downum tells the Tulsa World (http://bit.ly/1LPDIZI ) the woman wasn’t harmed after an oncoming train hit her car in the rear on Wednesday morning.

Downum says the woman reported being distracted when she drove through the railroad crossing gates.

Police say the car had damage to its windshield from one of the crossing gates.


Latest Stories

Ponca City High School Building Lady Cat Wrestling Team

Po-Hi is looking to build a team full of strong young women to participate in Lady...

NewPoint Church Hosting Back to School Event

School will begin in Ponca City on Wednesday, August 24th. NewPoint Church will host a Back-to-School...

Accusers Dismissed From Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Former OKC Officer Convicted Of Rape

OKLAHOMA CITY –  A civil lawsuit against a former Oklahoma City Police Department officer serving a 263-year prison...