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At approximately 0935 on 16 November 2007 a small passenger van drove into the path of a Patrick Portlink freight train (6117) at the Moloney Road passive level crossing (Figure 1) near Virginia in SA. As a result of the collision, the two occupants in the van were fatally injured. The locomotive crew were shaken but not hurt. The train sustained minor damage but the van was destroyed.

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General details
Date: 16 November 2007 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: CST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location:Virginia  
State: South Australia  
Release date: 14 July 2008 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: Fatal 
 
Train details
Train registration: Train 6117 
Type of operation: Freight Train 
Damage to train: Minor 
Departure point:Adelaide, SA
 
Injuries
 CrewPassengerGroundTotal
Fatal: 0022
Total:0022

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