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Earlham College Student Killed In Train Accident


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Earlham College is mourning the loss of one of its students.

Therese Heymann, 21, of Burlingame, Calif.; was killed after being struck by a train in Richmond, Indiana Friday morning.  Two other students, sophomore Lenore Edwards; and senior Graham Nissen were also hit by the train.   Police and the Richmond Fire Department were called to the scene at 1:12 a.m.

The accident remains under investigation.

Earlham College officials decided to suspend classes Friday following news of the accident.

Thursday night had been designated College Night in the Historic Depot District.




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