Father, daughter killed when car collides with train

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind. -- Two people were killed when their car collided with a train in the town of Sidney in Kosciusko County.

The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department and emergency personnel responded to the crossing at State Road 13 around 4:42 a.m. Friday.

A Norfolk Southern 61-car freight train struck a 2008 Mazda at the SR 13 crossing.

The driver was identified as 37-year-old Wesley Teague Cox and the passenger was identified as his 4-year-old daughter, Grace Cox. Both died at the scene from blunt-force trauma.

The initial investigation revealed Cox was northbound on SR13 when he pulled into the path of the train. The investigation is ongoing.

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