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Video: Vandalia police chief talks about train accident that killed three

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(KMOV.com) – Police said multiple people died after a train hit a van near the route of Halloween parade Thursday night in Vandalia.

According to authorities, a van was one block away from the parade route around 6:45 p.m. at the intersection of Sixth and Main Streets when it was hit by a train. The van was not part of the parade. The parade was scheduled to start around 7:00 p.m.

The Fayette County Coroner told News 4 two people inside the van and one pedestrian died. Two other victims inside the van were airlifted to a hospital but authorities did not provide information on their condition.

Authorities do not know what led to the crash.

 

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