Police identify woman killed in car vs train collision near Coldwater

Victim was the lone occupant of the vehicle

A woman driving a car that collided with a train on Sunday afternoon has been identified as 67-year-old Barbara Kitchen of Severn.

Orillia OPP say the crash happened on Upper Big Chute Road east of the Irish Line in Severn Township.

The woman was the lone occupant of the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road was closed until about midnight as police and officials from Canadian Pacific Railway investigated.

Police say the rail crossing is marked with a red and white “X” and red flashing lights.

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