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Funeral Services Take Place Friday For 5 Killed In Amtrak Van Crash

TRINIDAD, Colo. (AP) — Funeral services are being held Friday for five people killed when their van was hit by an Amtrak train.

The Colorado State Patrol says the parents and three children were killed when their van failed to yield right of way to the train.

Steve and Christina Miller (credit: GoFundMe)

The Colorado State Patrol says a girl survived and was hospitalized with serious injuries after the train headed from Chicago to Los Angeles hit the van at a railroad crossing in a rural area near Trinidad, about 15 miles from the New Mexico border.

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The crossing is marked with signs but doesn't have gates to stop vehicles.

The girl's parents were identified as 32-year-old Stephen Miller and 33-year-old Christina Miller of Trinidad. Their daughters, ages 6, 2 and 8 months, also died.

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