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3 dead in train vs. truck accident in Madison County

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MADISON COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Emergency responders tell us three people are dead following a train/car accident in Flora. The accident occurred just before 7 p.m. at the intersection of Kearney Park Road and Simmons Road.

The Amtrak train, from the City of New Orleans, was headed to Chicago.

We are told the victims are an adult male, a seven-year-old and an 18-month old. All three died instantly.

The pick up truck was dragged 200 to 300 feet.

People in the neighborhood say this is not the first time an accident has happened at this crossing.

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