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.


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