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Fatal train crash not caused by weather

December 16, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
Officials said Tuesday that it does not appear the stormy weather played a factor in a fatal train crash in Anaheim.A woman died on Monday after her car was hit near Lakeview Avenue and Orangethorpe Avenue just before 6 p.m.

Police said the woman's car somehow got stuck on the tracks. A bystander tried to help her out of the car, but had to get out of the way.

The train was unable to stop in time, slamming into the car and pushing it about 15 feet.

The woman was rushed to the hospital, where she died of her injuries.


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