TRAIN CRASH: Downtown Incident

Posted on: 3:55 am, December 29, 2012, by , updated on: 03:48am, December 29, 2012

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One person is recovering Saturday morning after a car was hit by a train in downtown Des Moines Friday night.

LeeAnn Respass posted these photos of the accident on our facebook page.

It happened around 9 p.m. on the tracks near Fifth and Cherry Street.

Paramedics took one person in the car to a nearby hospital with minor injuries.Two other people in the car were not hurt.

Police say they are still investigating. It is unclear if icy road conditions played a factor.

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