Small town Sutersville, PA, with a population fewer than 600, has seen a heavy dosage of railroad crossing tragedies. The past 18 months have seen two tragic deaths and three other critical accidents which nearly resulted in death. The result, unsurprisingly, is a town eagerly fighting to get their railroad crossings protected. Nearby, the town of West Newton with a population of roughly 2,700 has not seen tragedies like this in some time. Sutersville residents point out that West Newton's crossings are outfitted with safety equipment - lights and gates.