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Train strikes, kills 9-year-old in northern Missouri

February 21, 2018

MARCELINE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a train has struck and killed a third-grader in northern Missouri.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the girl as 9-year-old Katawna Clay. She died Monday night in the town of Marceline.

The Marceline R-V school district described Katawna in a Facebook post as a “spunky, intelligent and creative.”

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