5 killed when Amtrak train hits van in Colorado

Five people were killed when an Amtrak train hit a van Sunday in Colorado, state police said.

Colorado State Patrol said the crash happened around 10 a.m. in Las Animas County.

A juvenile girl was airlifted to Children’s Hospital in Aurora, Colo., Fox 31 reported.

Amtrak told the television station there were 286 passengers on the train, but no crew or passengers were injured.

State troopers said they were not sure if the van was moving or stationary on the tracks when it was struck by the train.

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