Elderly couple killed, truck struck by train

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KEITHVILLE, La. (AP) - Caddo Parish sheriff’s deputies say an elderly couple died in a truck-train accident.

Deputies tell KSLA TV (http://bit.ly/1iRjjWi ) 85-year-old Wilson Evans and his wife, 79-year-old Kathleen Evans, died at the scene in Wednesday’s crash near Keithville.

Sheriff’s office spokeswoman Cindy Chadwick says Wilson Evans drove around the crossing arms and his pickup was hit on the passenger side by a Union Pacific train.

Chadwick says the couple lived nearby.

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Information from: KSLA-TV, http://ksla.com

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