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Hannibal woman killed after pulling in front of train

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HANNIBAL (WGEM) -- A Hannibal woman died after she pulled into the path of a train late Saturday night.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, 20-year-old Courtney Griffith was traveling north on County Road 433 when she pulled in front of an eastbound Norfolk Southern locomotive at 10:45 p.m..

Deputies said cross buck signals were used at the intersection.

Marion County deputy coroner Brent Massie pronounced Griffith dead at the scene at 11:00 p.m..

Deputies said she was not wearing a safety device.

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Blake Sammann

Blake Sammann is a reporter and weekend anchor at WGEM News.

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