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A woman has died after colliding with a train near Kyogle this morning.
A woman has died after colliding with a train near Kyogle this morning.

A 60-year-old woman has died after her car collided with a passenger train at a road crossing near Kyogle this morning.

The woman’s dog, which was badly injured in the crash, was euthanased by a vet.

The accident happened about 8.10am when the woman’s car was hit the by the train at the crossing near Summerland Way and Andrew Street.

The train driver and approximately 33 passengers on board the train were not injured, although the driver was taken to hospital to be treated for shock.

State Emergency Service and Rural Fire Service units attended alongside police and paramedics.

Police from Richmond Local Area Command are investigating the crash and are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident and is yet to give a statement to come forward.


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