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Update: Woman, 45, Killed When Train Strikes Car

The crash involving a train and a sedan was reported about 4 p.m. near San Juan Road and Alison Lane, in Pajaro.

Update, Monday morning:

The Santa Cruz Sentinel reported the person killed when a train struck a sedan in Pajaro on Sunday afternoon was a 45-year-old woman who lived in a mobile home park near the crash site.

Her daughter was driving the car and the daughter's three children were in the backseat at the time of the collision, according to the Sentinel.

The Union Pacific freight train was westbound when the collision occurred. According to a report in the Register Pajaronian, the train's engineer sounded the whistle when he saw the Honda Civic stopped on the tracks. The driver tried to reverse, but didn't move in time.

The driver is 27. Her children range in age from 2-13, according to the Register Pajaronian.

Original story:

One person was killed and another seriously injured following a crash involving a train and a sedan Sunday, authorities said.

The crash near San Juan Road and Alison Lane was reported about 4 p.m., a California Highway Patrol dispatcher told Patch.

According to the CHP Incident Log, the car ended up atop the train.

A dispatcher told Patch that one person was airlifted with serious injuries to a trauma center and three others in the car were also injured.

The log indicated that one person had scrapes to the right side of the neck and right leg pain; two others had ankle pain.

HizDesign January 29, 2013 at 03:58 PM
Mirna, any idea how we might help the daughter, or the redt of the family, if any help is needed or wanted? Thanks!
Not Hizdesign tee hee January 29, 2013 at 06:58 PM
You offer all these things but never follow up. You do this just to look good and to feed your ego. Shame on you.
HizDesign January 29, 2013 at 09:55 PM
Not, you appear to be a highly accomplished instigator of everything with which I want nothing to do/ :) Name-changers don't impress me at all.
John Edwards January 30, 2013 at 01:55 AM
But do you every really DO ANYTHING? No, you say your going to do this or that but you never follow up. You have hurt many people around you with your empty promises.
HizDesign January 30, 2013 at 03:26 AM
John Edwards, I can only guess that you are not addressing me. If I am wrong and you are indeed talking to me, please quote me rather than comment in general. I have yet to say even one time any specific 'thing' I am "going to do".

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