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Woman killed, man injured when train hits car

The Associated Press

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CARY — A woman is dead and a man seriously injured after their car was struck by an Amtrak train.

Town of Cary spokeswoman Susan Moran says the accident occurred Thursday morning at a rail crossing on Southwest Maynard Road. The woman was declared dead at the scene. A man pulled from the wreckage was transported to WakeMed in Raleigh.

Their names have not yet been released.

The northbound Silver Star was heading inbound to Cary's Amtrak station on a route between Miami, Fla., and New York City. Moran says none of the 291 passengers on board the train was injured.

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