Train/Auto crash

Feb 17, 2013

The Liberty County Sheriff's Department responded to a reported train/auto crash at approximately 8:45am this date on CR 615 near FM 686 in West-Central Liberty County near Dayton, Texas. The Sheriff's Department worked traffic control while the crash was investigated by Trooper Lamb of the Department of Public Safety.

Preliminary information was to the effect the train stuck the vehicle of Ms. Carmen Campos, a citizen of Dayton, when she tried to cross the rail road tracks at that location. Shortly after the accident, the mother of Ms. Capos arrived on the scene and became physically ill and was taken to a local hospital by Liberty County EMS. Her condition is unknown at this time.

Life Flight arrived on the scene and transported Ms. Carmen Campos to Herman Hospital with a hip injury and, at this time, her injured are not thought to be life threatening . At the time of this release, her specific condition is unknown.

The on scene crash investigation as well as any follow up investigation and/or charges is being handled by the Department of Public Safety.

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