- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 22, 2015

MARIONVILLE, Mo. (AP) - Police say a southwest Missouri man was killed when his car drove into the path of a freight train.

The Aurora-Marionville Police Department said in a news release that 56-year-old Paul Michael Jay drove around crossing arms that had dropped early Wednesday in Marionville.

The Springfield News-Leader (https://sgfnow.co/1aSnNeo ) reports that the train horn sounded before the crash. The release says the vehicle was pushed over 1,000 feet down the tracks before the train could be stopped.

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Information from: Springfield News-Leader, https://www.news-leader.com

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