Gautier teen escapes car, train collision unscathed

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) - Police say a 19-year-old Gautier woman appeared to be fine after her SUV collided with a CSX train Tuesday night. It happened around 5:40 p.m. at the Cox Avenue crossing.

As a precaution, Lauren Kalb was taken by ambulance to Ocean Springs Hospital for evaluation.

Kalb's 2001 Ford Expedition was heavily damaged and was removed from the scene by a flat bed wrecker. Police said the train was not damaged in the accident and no one aboard was injured.

Police said the warning lights and warning bells at the crossing were operating correctly. There are no crossing arms at the Cox Avenue crossing. The accident is still under investigation.

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