SUV Struck by Train
LEWIS COUNTY, MO- One woman was taken to Blessing Hospital Friday (12/29) morning with moderate injuries when her 2004 Ford Expedition was hit by a train.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident happened 3 miles north of Canton off US 61 around 2:35am.
Authorities say 56 year old Mary Williams-Sims of St. Louis was heading northbound on 61 when her SUV traveled off the right side of the roadway and vaulted over the train tracks. She then attempted to cross the tracks, became stuck and was struck by the train.
The MSHP was assisted by Canton Police Department, Lewis County Sheriff's Office and Lewis County Rural Fire Department.