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One dead in Walker train crash

Posted: Updated: Dec 12, 2012 10:18 PM
Laraye London-Phillips Laraye London-Phillips
WALKER, LA (WAFB) -

A Denham Springs woman was killed Wednesday afternoon when her car was hit by a train.

Police say Laraye London-Phillips, 29, was driving east on Florida Blvd. when she turned onto Sunland Dr. and into the path of a westbound train.

London-Phillips' car was pushed about 1,000 feet before the train was able to stop.

She was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The crash happened about half a mile east of LA 449 in Walker.

There is no crossing signal at the intersection, but witnesses say they heard the train blow its horn.

The crash is still under investigation.

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