Missouri van-train crash kills child, injures 4 others

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

GOODMAN, Mo. (AP) _ Authorities say a 5-year-old girl was killed and four others were injured after a freight train struck a minivan in southwest Missouri.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the crash happened Wednesday night after the van failed to yield for a Kansas City Southern train north of Goodman in McDonald County. The patrol says the crash killed Leah Robinson, of Goodman. The 24-year-old driver and a 26-year-old passenger were seriously injured.

Another 5-year-old and a 3-year-old had minor injuries.