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Manitoba teen taken to hospital after train versus car crash

This vehicle collided with a train Wednesday afternoon in the RM of Springfield. RCMP Manitoba

A 17-year-old driver was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries after colliding with a train in the RM of Springfield Wednesday afternoon.

Oakbank RCMP said the crash took place at an uncontrolled intersection on Briercliff Road south of Provincial Road 213.

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Police said alcohol or drugs don’t appear to be factors in the incident.

RCMP and CP Rail’s police service continue to investigate.

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