Lake Benton woman injured when car collides with train in Brookings County

March 11, 2020
Mike Tanner

ELKTON, S.D.—A Lake Benton, Minnesota woman was injured Tuesday when her car was struck by a train.

Brookings County Assistant Sheriff Scott Sebring says it happened at 9:00 p.m. at a crossing in Elkton.

Twenty five year-old Itzel Tattiana Vincent was northbound on Cornell Avenue, and did not see the approaching train.

Vincent’s Ford Focus is a total loss.

The Rapid City Pierre Eastern Railroad train suffered minimal damage.

Vincent was taken to the Brookings Hospital with unknown injuries.