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Trisha Marczak/FOCUS Ashley Gordon, 23, and her 2-year-old daughter, Lily, were hit by a train at this crossing on South Marion Drive in late June. They both survived, sustaining only minor injuries. Gordon said she stopped at the crossing, but never saw or heard the train.

Trouble on the tracks: Crash survivor warns of dangerous crossing near Richville, Minn.

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For years, Earl Gordon has been concerned about the train crossing south of his seasonal home on Lake Marion.

Having to drive over the tracks every day, he's become acutely aware of the reduced visibility to the west, and said train whistles aren't always blown. With no lights or crossing arms, Gordon said it can be a scary place.


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