A driver died after her car was struck by a train in Upper Leacock Townhsip on Wednesday, according to Emergency Dispatch Services.
The woman has been identified as Haregua Wall, 38 of Warwick Township, according to the Lancaster County Coroner.
A Norfolk Southern train traveling east across the private property of Dart Container Corporation struck her maroon 2009 Ford Fusion at 60 East Main Street near Leola at 3:17 p.m., according to police.
She was the only person in the vehicle at the time of the crash, according to dispatch.
Wall as an employee at Dart and was arriving for her scheduled shift at 3:17 p.m. when her 2009 Ford Fusion was struck by the train at a railroad crossing on Dart Container's property, according to police.
The crossing is marked multiple crossings sign, including a stop sign, but for an unknown reasons--Wall slowed before proceeding onto the crossing grade where she was struck by the train--push her car along the tracks for several hundred feet before both the car and train came to rest., say police. The car and train remained connected after impact.
Traffic in the area was not affected by the crash, but the tracks and gate crossing were closed until 9 p.m. on Wednesday.
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