Three Killed in Car/Train Crash

Written by Theresa Rose on April 13, 2019

Three Burlington people were killed when the car they were in was hit by a train Saturday at about 11:30 am.

The Iowa State Patrol says Amber Curry, 29, was pulling out of a residence on old Highway 34 east of  Danville when she failed to yield to an eastbound train. The train hit her vehicle broadside causing it to roll and land upright in the north ditch. Laura Burch, 27 and Ann Smith, 26 were also killed in the crash.

The accident remains under investigation.