Woman Rescued From Vehicle Split in Half in Metro Blue Train Crash

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Firefighters today extricated a woman from a vehicle that split in half when it crashed into a Metro Blue Line train on the outskirts of downtown Los Angeles.

The condition of the woman was not immediately known, the Los Angeles Fire Department reported.

Firefighters and paramedics were dispatched at 3:43 p.m. to 1688 E. Vernon Ave.

There was also a pedestrian -- not hit by the train -- who suffered a minor injury and was transported to a hospital.

Tracks 1 and 2 of the Metro Blue Line were temporarily shut down.

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