Mother and Child Killed in Alabama Train Crash

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press
Alabama woman, 7-year-old son die in train crash.

(MGN Online)

Oxford, Ala. Authorities in Calhoun County say a woman and her 7-year-old son died when their car was hit by a train in Oxford.

Coroner Pat Brown tells the Anniston Star 35-year-old Temeshica Chatman and her son Nytavioun Powell were both ejected from the car when it was hit by a train Saturday morning.

Brown says Chatman was pronounced dead at the scene and her son died at the Regional Medical Center in Anniston. Oxford Police Chief Bill Partridge says Chatman's 20-year-old daughter was driving the car and was airlifted to UAB Hospital in Birmingham with life-threatening injuries.

Police say the crash is under investigation.

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