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Three Killed when Freight Train Hits Car

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Three people are dead after their car was hit by a freight train in Southern Illinois yesterday.

The car was in the railroad crossing and the 42-car train was unable to stop in time, says a railroad spokesman.

The car was dragged approximately half a mile. Further details of the accident are forthcoming.