- Associated Press - Friday, July 1, 2016

TRINIDAD, Colo. (AP) - The Latest on the funeral of five people who were killed when their van was hit by an Amtrak train in southern Colorado. (all times local):

6:40 p.m.

Friends and family gathered Friday to remember five people, including three young children, who were killed when their van was hit by an Amtrak train in southern Colorado.

The Pueblo Chieftain reports (http://goo.gl/FvjePI ) 32-year-old Stephen Miller and his wife, 33-year-old Christina Miller, were remembered during their funeral as dedicated to God and family. The couple’s daughters, ages 6, 2 and 8 months, also were killed as the family’s van crossed a marked but ungated railroad crossing outside Trinidad on Sunday.

A 4-year-old girl was the only member of the family to survive the crash.

Alvin Yoder, pastor of the Trinidad Christian Church where the Millers worshipped, said the family should be remembered as “very gentle, loving, caring people.”

The Millers were on their way to church at the time of the crash.

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10:50 a.m.

Funeral services are being held Friday for five people killed when their van was hit by an Amtrak train.

The Colorado State Patrol says the parents and three children were killed when their van failed to yield right of way to the train.

The Colorado State Patrol says a girl survived and was hospitalized with serious injuries after the train headed from Chicago to Los Angeles hit the van at a railroad crossing in a rural area near Trinidad, about 15 miles from the New Mexico border.

The crossing is marked with signs but doesn’t have gates to stop vehicles.

The girl’s parents were identified as 32-year-old Stephen Miller and 33-year-old Christina Miller of Trinidad. Their daughters, ages 6, 2 and 8 months, also died.

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This story has been corrected to show that Alvin Yoder described how family should be remembered.

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Information from: The Pueblo Chieftain, http://www.chieftain.com

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