FROSTPROOF, Fla. — Two people were killed on Friday morning in Frostproof after their vehicle hit a CSX train.
According to the Polk County Sheriff's Office, the crash took place on US-98 and Western Avenue, about 100 yards from US-27, at 3:05 a.m.
Officials say that 23-year-old Emily Moncrief, of Avon Park, was driving a Caravan with 23-year-old Lyndsay Serey, of Sebring, in the passenger seat when they hit the train. They were both pronounced dead at the scene. The engineer of the train was not injured in the crash.