Woman critically injured when ATV is hit by train

News-DemocratAugust 7, 2013 

A woman was critically injured Tuesday night in Mitchell when the all-terrain vehicle on which she was riding was struck by a train.

According to police reports, at about 10 p.m. a man and the woman were riding the ATV on railroad tracks near the intersection of Cheauteau and Lenox avenues when they apparently became stuck.

When an oncoming train hit the ATV the man was able to get clear and avoid injury. But the woman was not.

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