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UPDATE: 2 Killed When Car and Train Collide

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BAXLEY, GA -

UPDATE: 

Georgia State Trooper James Metts has identified the victims of the accident as David Clark, 55, and Elisha Smith, 25.

Two children ages six and seven are hospitalized in Savannah.

Their conditions are unknown at this point.

A one year old child was also injured by treated at the scene of the crash.

The Georgia State Patrol says that there is a stop sign at the railroad crossing and despite the conductor sounding the horn, Clark still pulled into the path of the train.

The accident happened at approximately 10:55 Monday morning.

Stay with WSAV for updates.

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UPDATE: MyBaxley.com now reports two people are dead following the accident late this morning. They say a vehicle pulled into the path of an oncoming freight train in Baxley.  Two adults and 3 children were in the car.  Both adults were killed.  Two of the children were flown to a hospital in Savannah.  MyBaxley.com reports, this is the second accident in two years involving the engineer of this train.

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According to MyBaxley.com, at least one person is dead after a car was hit by a train in Baxley.

  News 3 is still trying to make contact with investigators at the scene.  Stay with News 3 and wsav.com for the very latest.

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