Oran, Mo., woman dies after car struck by train near Bloomfield
Sunday, May 9, 2010
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- An Oran, Mo., woman was killed after her car was struck by a train Friday evening.
Mary J. Montgomery, 51, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Stoddard County Coroner Morgan Sifford.
Her 2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo was eastbound on Route Y six miles northeast of Bloomfield when it was struck by a Union Pacific locomotive, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The railroad crossing was marked by flashing lights and crossarm gates that were working properly, according to the patrol's report.