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Woman dies in Columbus after train hits SUV

A patrol car belonging to the Columbus Police Department. (WISH Photo)

COLUMBUS, Ind. (WISH) — A 26-year-old woman died in Columbus after her vehicle was hit by a train. This is the second train fatality in two days in Bartholomew County.

Louisville and Indiana Railroad Company reported the crash just after 5 p.m. Monday. When investigators arrived, they found Iris Castellano dead at the scene.

According to a release from the Bartholomew County Coroner’s Office, the train was southbound on the tracks that run along the east side of Indianapolis Road. Castellano’s Ford Explorer was westbound on Long Road. Police say the crash is under investigation.