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1 dead after train collides with vehicle in Falkville

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One person is dead after a train hit a vehicle in southern Morgan County on Friday. One person is dead after a train hit a vehicle in southern Morgan County on Friday.
FALKVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

One person is dead after a train hit a vehicle in southern Morgan County on Friday.

The wreck happened around 11:30 a.m. on East Pike Road at Railroad Circle in Falkville.

Officials identified the driver of the vehicle as O.B. Owens, of Danville.  

Police said the vehicle Owens was driving was hit by a train. The impact of crash reportedly threw Owens about 70 feet and within about 40 feet of the Falkville Fire Dept.

Owens was flown to Huntsville Hospital where he later died.

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