Two dead in train vs vehicle accident in Linn County

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Published: Sep. 26, 2021 at 6:14 PM CDT
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LINN COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG) - Two people are dead after a train hit a vehicle in Linn County Sunday afternoon.

Officials said it happened west of Fairfax, at around 4:15 p.m.

The vehicle was traveling southbound from a private railroad crossing and was hit by a Union Pacific train.

Investigators say the only two people in the vehicle, a man and woman, died at the scene. Their names are currently being withheld.

The incident remains under investigation.

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