Ashdown, Arkansas, man dies in train-vehicle collision at railroad crossing

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ASHDOWN, Ark. -- A man died Nov. 21 when a train struck his vehicle at a railroad crossing.

Charles Young, 78, of Ashdown was driving a 2013 Chevrolet Equinox compact SUV north on U.S. Highway 71 in Ashdown, according to a preliminary fatality report from the Arkansas State Police. He failed to yield at a Kansas City Southern Railroad crossing, and a train struck him. The accident occurred at 7 p.m.

Responders took Young to Little River Memorial Hospital, where he later died from his injuries.

Ashdown, Arkansas, Police Department investigated the incident.

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