20 year old Madison Kendall from Kennewick was killed when she might have tried to race a train at a crossing near Finley.

The incident happened Saturday morning just after midnight at East Perkins Road near Highway 397.

Kendall allegedly tried to go around the lowered crossing arms and her tire got stuck on the tracks, according to reports.

Police say that she was trying to get out of her car and was half way out when the train struck. The investigators say that Kendall died at the scene.