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CLINTON COUNTY, Ind. — Deputies in Clinton County are investigating a crash where a train hit a pickup truck and three people, including two children, were taken to the hospital with injuries.
The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office said that just before 4 p.m. today, there was a report of a crash involving a train and pickup at County Road 750W near Gas Line Road.
A preliminary investigation indicated the blue 2006 Ford pickup was going northbound and driven by 65-year-old Lora Elston of Battleground, Indiana.
For some unknown reason, the truck entered into the path of the train that was traveling west.
Inside the truck were an 11-year-old boy and a 7-year-old girl. The girl was airlifted to an Indianapolis hospital.
Elston and the boy were carried by ambulance to a hospital in Lafayette, Indiana.
At this time the extent of their injuries are unknown.