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CSX train hit car at Joppa crossing

A young woman who police said was trying to beat a train was taken to a Baltimore hospital Saturday after her car was hit.

Emergency services personnel responded to the Joppa railroad crossing for the accident, in which a train hit a car. No type of rescue was required, according to Rich Gardiner, spokesperson for the Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association,

The woman, 22-year-old Ashley Lynn Culver, of Joppa, was taken by ambulance to Bayview Medical Center, according to the accident report from the Harford County Sheriff's Office.

Culver, driving a 2008 Hyundai, approached the railroad crossing, saw the train and attempted to beat the train and entered the intersection, according to the report.

The train hit the back end of Culver's vehicle.

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