Authorities identify 2 killed in freight train collision

AP News
Posted: Nov 15, 2015 3:33 PM

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say two people were killed when a freight train collided with a car.

A news release from the town identified those killed as 86-year-old William Flint and 83-year-old Dorothy Flint of Cary. Authorities say they were killed in the collision that occurred about 8 p.m. Saturday at an intersection in Morrisville.

The initial investigation shows the driver of the Toyota Camry made a wrong turn, and the car got stuck on the tracks. Investigators say the arms at the intersection were functioning properly.