Ana Cantrell, 19, of Pierron (inset) has been hospitalized since her car struck by a train at an unmarked, private crossing near Highland on May 3.
Ana Cantrell, 19, of Pierron (inset) has been hospitalized since her car struck by a train at an unmarked, private crossing near Highland on May 3. Provided
Ana Cantrell, 19, of Pierron (inset) has been hospitalized since her car struck by a train at an unmarked, private crossing near Highland on May 3. Provided

Highland church event to double as benefit for girl hit by train

August 09, 2017 08:06 AM

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