At approximately 11:50 a.m., Mexico Public Safety responded to the area of Lakeview Road and Elmwood in reference to a crash involving a car and a train.
Responding personnel found that Janika Gipson, 36, of Mexico, was leaving the industrial park in her 2011 Chevrolet, traveling eastbound on Lakeview, when she struck the engine of a slow moving train. The Ozark Valley engine was crossing the roadway, pulling one car along the feeder track, taking items into the industrial park.
Gipson was taken to Audrain Medical Center by Audrain Ambulance District. She was treated for her injuries and released. The roadway was blocked until about 1:30 p.m.