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Driver Trying to Beat Train Doesn't



    Driver Trying to Beat Train Doesn't
    A car tried to beat a train on East Rosemeade Pkwy near Kelly Blvd. in Carrollton, it didn't beat the train.

    One driver is lucky to be alive after attempting to beat a train in Carrolton Saturday afternoon. 

    Witnesses said at around 4 p.m. they saw a car speeding toward the railroad tracks on East Rosemead Pkwy. near Kelly Boulevard. 

    At the same time some said they heard a train approaching the same intersection. Moments later, witnesses report hearing a loud rash followed by the screeching of train brakes. 

    Carrollton police said the train hit the car and dragged it about 600 feet. 

    The driver of that car suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to Parkland Hospital in Dallas.