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Intersections Re-Opened After Train Accident in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Officials have re-opened all intersections affected after after a train hit a car on Friday afternoon in Odessa.

The accident happened around 1:15p.m. and it affected the following intersections: 2nd and Dixie, Texas and Dixie, and Muskingum and Dixie.

Union Pacific had to close says those intersections while they investigated the crash, but have since been re-opened to traffic.  

Police say a 1992 Dodge Dynasty was traveling south on Dixie when it was struck by the train.

The driver of the car, 84-year-old Edwin Ramsey of Odessa, was taken to the hospital to be checked out, but was not believed to be badly hurt. He was the only person in the car.

Ramsay was issued a citation for disregarding a signal at a railroad crossing.

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