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Collision involving a train in Banner, KY

Date of News Release: 11/23/2011

(BANNER, Ky.) -- On Wednesday November 23, 2011 Post 09 Pikeville received a 911 call of a collision involving a passenger car and train. Information obtained at the scene indicates that a 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier operated by Mary Boyd of Dana, Ky was attempting to cross the railroad tracks on KY 1426. Mrs. Boyd was struck by an Eastbound CXS train. Crossing signals were operational at the time of the incident. Mrs. Boyd was transported to Pikeville Medical Center. This incident remains under investigation by Ofc. Kevin Belcher of the Kentucky State Police. Officer Belcher was assisted on scene by Questcare Ambulance, Floyd County Rescue, and Allen Fire Dept.

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