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Woman killed in ATV accident identified

1:15 PM, Jul 29, 2012   |    comments
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St. Louis County, MO (KSDK) - A woman was killed and a man seriously injured after an Amtrak train hit their ATV.

It happened just after 8 p.m. Saturday near the 4100 block of Koch Road in south St. Louis County.

The woman who died has been identified as Patricia Dempsey. EMS transported Dempsey, 28, to St. Anthony's Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

A 32-year-old man who was driving the ATV was airlifted to a local hospital.  He is expected to survive.

Both victims lived near the south St. Louis County area.

A friend of the victims told Newschanel 5 a husband and wife were on the ATV that was hit.  They were reportedly with another couple who was also riding an ATV.  The friend said the victims heard the train coming and tried to cross before it passed but didn't make it in time.

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