Tampa, Florida -- We now know the name of the woman who amazingly survived crashing her SUV into a train in Ybor City.

Even officers investigating the crash can't believe she's alive.

The strange crash happened at a railroad crossing on Adamo Drive near 34th Street, under the new I-4 Connector overpass.

The train she smashed into was a caravan of black tanker cars hauling dangerous ethanol.

It's a very flammable liquid that's used as a fuel mixture gas for cars -- or, in purer form, it powers race cars. The ethanol in the tankers did not leak out.

Investigators kept the road closed there for hours. Adamo Drive, which is State Road 60, reopened at around 10 p.m. Sunday, around five hours after the crash.

Tampa police say Kristen R. Brown was driving a Mazda SUV. She's 25 years old and from Tampa.

Officers say it looks like she had some sort of medical issue while she was going west on Adamo Drive toward Tampa.

She crossed over the median, ignored the flashing lights at the railroad crossing, and hit the side of the train.

The train dragged her SUV for about the length of a football field. When the train was finally able to stop, people nearby ran to help.

They found Brown -- shockingly -- alive.

"I've been doing this 25 years and it's rare that this happens and you know for her to survive is extremely rare," said Lt. Ronald McMullen, Tampa Police Department.

Police say Brown suffered a broken neck and pelvis.

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Police are still investigating what caused the crash. Since Brown lived, they may be able to get a good idea of just what happened.

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