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Motorist injured in coal train collision

A young Covington County woman is in the hospital tonight, after her car collided with a coal train this afternoon.  Investigators say a 20-year-old was taken by ambulance to Forrest General Hospital after the accident, which happened around 1 o'clock. 

They say her car collided with a southbound Canadian National coal train at the intersection of Old Highway 49 and Cascio-Taormina Road.  No one on the train was injured.

The victim's name has not been released by authorities.

  

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