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Train collides with car in Morrisville; 2 killed

Posted November 14, 2015 8:36 p.m. EST
Updated November 16, 2015 6:01 a.m. EST

— Authorities said two people were killed when a train collided with a car at Morrisville Carpenter Road and NC Highway 54 in Morrisville Saturday evening.

William L. Flint, 86, and Dorothy L. Flint, 83, of Cary were both killed when a west-bound freight train collided with their car at about 8 p.m. Saturday.

Officials said preliminary reports suggest that the driver took a wrong turn and was unable to move the vehicle once it was on the track. Investigators said the arms at the intersection were functioning properly.

No additional information was available.