Houston Train Crash: 6 Children Injured When Train Hits 2 Cars

January 2, 2015 Updated: July 18, 2015

A train in Houston, Texas, hit two vehicles in southwestern Houston on Friday.

ABC-13, citing the Houston Fire Department, said the train accident took place at around 1:45 p.m. local time.

Meanwhile, KRPC-TV reported that six children and two adults were injured in the incident.

They were taken to a local hospital for treatment, the report states.

The extent of the injuries were not clear.

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2 killed in collision with train in N Minnesota

WARROAD, Minn. (AP) — Two people are dead after their car collided with a freight train near Warroad in northern Minnesota.

The State Patrol says the crash happened about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at a railroad crossing on Highway 11 south of Warroad.

The patrol says a Ford Focus slowed at a stop sign but did not stop before going across the tracks. The eastbound train struck the car on the driver’s side and pushed the car into the ditch.

Killed were the car’s driver, 35-year-old Aaron Cook of Warroad, and passenger, 33-year-old Sheryl Reed of Macon, Georgia.

The train driver was not hurt. The patrol says the road was dry at the time.