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Woman drives around cross arms, hit by oncoming train

Woman hit by freight train

HILLIARD, Fla. – Railroad crossing arms and warning signals were going off on Andrews Road and U.S. 1 north in northern Nassau County when a 38-year-old woman continued to cross, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Her car was hit by a southbound CSX train around 4:44 p.m. Friday. Her sedan was pushed off the tracks into an electrical box off to the side. The woman died.

The CSX train activated its emergency stopping protocol

Troopers are looking into the incident and working to identify the Hillard woman.