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Child and woman injured in car vs. train crash

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JEFFERSON (KWWL) -

A five-year-old child and a woman were injured in a crash at a train crossing in west-central Iowa.

The Iowa State Patrol says the crash happened just before 11:00 p.m. Monday in Jefferson.

Authorities say the van they were in became trapped between the gates when it stalled on the tracks.  The train hit the van, sending it down an embankment.

Both were flown to a Des Moines hospital for treatment.

Names and conditions have not been released.

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