Southeast SD woman dies after striking train

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A woman has died Thursday after crashing into a train in southeast South Dakota. 

The crash occurred Thursday night around 9:30 p.m. at a railroad crossing on Highway 25 near Scotland, South Dakota, according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. 

They said that a 21-year-old woman was driving a van north on Highway 25 when she collided with a Burlington Northern train. 

She was the only person involved and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate the crash. 

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