1 dead after train-vehicle crash near Chester


CHESTER — Railroad officials say a freight train struck a pickup truck at a crossing in northern Montana, killing the woman who was driving the truck.

According to the Liberty County coroner, 63-year-old Krystyna Cole was driving the truck. She and her husband farmed north of Chester.

Burlington Northern Santa Fe spokesman Gus Melonas said the accident happened around 3 p. m. Monday about five miles west of Chester. He said a train with three locomotives, 22 cars of general freight and 48 empty cars was traveling about 55 mph when it struck the pickup.

A spokesperson from the Liberty C...

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