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Carrier hit by train was an RCA in Durant OK

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center 266x305 11600397DURANT, Okla. (KXII) – A Kingston woman is dead after her vehicle got struck by a train Saturday afternoon in Bryan County.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol said it happened on S Loan Oak Road and Caddo Highway intersection, about 3 miles north of Durant.

Troopers said 35-year-old Eva Backenstoes was attempting to cross an unguarded set of railroad tracks and did not make it across before getting struck by the train.

Troopers said she was partially ejected.

Backenstoes was pronounced dead on the scene.


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