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Woman, 2-Year-Old Hit By FrontRunner At Provo Crossing

May 2, 2020, 4:54 PM | Updated: 5:15 pm
FILE (Photo: Ravell Call, Deseret News)...
FILE (Photo: Ravell Call, Deseret News)
(Photo: Ravell Call, Deseret News)

PROVO, Utah – A 2-year-old girl and her mother were critically injured after being hit by a FrontRunner train, according to Utah Transit Authority spokesperson Carl Arky.

Arky said the two were hit as they attempted to walk across the rail crossing at 900 West and 500 South around 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.

The crossing’s arms and lights were down and functioning, according to Arky. He said the woman tried to get across the tracks before the train arrived.

The mother was taken to a Provo hospital while the 2-year-old was airlifted to Primary Children’s Hospital. Both were in critical condition.

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Woman, 2-Year-Old Hit By FrontRunner At Provo Crossing