A Denison woman was killed, two people hurt, when a car and train collided Thursday afternoon in Crawford County. Twenty-one-year-old Rosario Escobado was killed when the car she was driving was hit by a westbound Illinois Central freight train near Arion, about six miles from Denison. The sheriff says Escobado crossed the tracks while lights were flashing and an audible warning signal was sounding. There were no crossarms at the intersection.
Escobado died at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. The passengers, four-year-old David Reyes and 24-year-old Jose Rosenbaum, both of Denison, were taken to Omaha for treatment. Reyes was listed is serious condition; Rosenbaum was in stable condition.