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Two Killed In Car-Train Accident

Two people were killed when their car was hit by train Wednesday night in Pearl River County.

The victims were identified as Zachary C. Pittari, 23, and Briana L. Kirtland, 21, both of Carierre, La. Sheriff's officials say the accident happened about 10:30 at the Anchor Lake Road crossing near Carierre.

Officials say the southbound Northfolk Southern train was traveling about 60 miles per hour when it struck the car. The crossing does have warning lights, but no crossing guard.

Officials are still investigating the accident.

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