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Train vs. car crash kills one

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Thursday night, a train crashing into a car killed one person. Thursday night, a train crashing into a car killed one person.
COCOLALLA, Idaho -

According to Idaho State Police, a train crashing into a car killed one person Thursday night.

Idaho State Police say 21-year-old Connor Lee Henderson of Billings was stopped on railroad tracks in a van at a crossing in Cocolalla at about 9:45 p.m. Thursday. Police say Henderson failed to get the vehicle off the tracks and was struck by the train.

The train conductor saw the van and laid on its horn, but it was is unable to stop before striking the train.  The van rolled a couple times ejecting Henderson who died at the scene. 

ISP Investigating why the van was stopped on the tracks

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