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Knightdale woman survives train hitting SUV

Posted January 16, 2009 9:49 p.m. EST

— A Knightdale woman was injured after the vehicle she was driving was hit by a train Friday afternoon.

Nathalie Frazier, 42, turned onto Fayetteville Road and stopped on the railroad tracks. She told police her music was turned up and she did not see a train coming or hear its whistles, Knightdale police said.

A freight train, traveling west toward Raleigh, hit dragged Frazier’s SUV for about 500 feet.

Frazier was taken to WakeMed with non life-threatening injuries.

No charges will be filed.