Police: 2 killed when train hits car on rail crossing

Police say two people have been killed when a train hit a car at a rail crossing in the northern Netherlands.

The accident happened Monday at an unguarded rail crossing near the northern coastal town of Harlingen, 120 kilometers (75 miles) north of Amsterdam.

It was not immediately clear if there were more people in the car. Dutch media report that the car had just left a nearby farm which schoolchildren had been visiting.

Police in Friesland province say in a tweet that investigations are continuing.