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Man, woman killed in train vs. car crash in Hattiesburg identified

Police are investigating an accident between a car and a train that claimed the lives of two people Saturday night.
Updated: Dec. 28, 2020 at 11:16 AM CST
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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - The two people who were killed when a train collided with a car Saturday night in Hattiesburg have been identified.

Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem said 21-year-old Adrian Cox and 19-year-old Lexiana Gholar were killed in the crash.

According to Hattiesburg police, an infant was also in the car and was taken to a hospital to be treated for injuries.

Investigators said the train hit the Nissan Altima at the intersection of Eastside Avenue and Scooba Street around 6:15 p.m. Saturday.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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