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Collisions between trains and cars, motorcycles, vans, and the like.

North Carolina Victims' Family Questions Deadly Norfolk Southern Crossing Design

(Morristown, North Carolina – November 16, 2015)

North Carolina Couple Killed at Terribly Designed and Confusing Norfolk Southern Crossing

(Morrisville, North Carolina – November 14, 2015)

A married couple tragically lost their lives Saturday night at about 8:00 P.M., EST when their Toyota Camry became lodged upon Norfolk Southern railroad tracks that narrowly parallel Chapel Hill Road at the signalized but questionably-designed crossing of Morrisville-Carpenter Road in Morrisville, NC, and was struck by a westbound freight train.

Two Wisconsin Teens Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded Crossing

(Sun Prairie, Wisconsin – November 12, 2015)

Two male teens barely escaped death about 9:15 P.M. Thursday night when the Ford Explorer SUV a 17 year old boy was driving, with a 15-year-old male as his passenger, skidded, struck a ditch and collided with a Wisconsin & Southern freight train at the dangerous and unguarded crossing of Twin Lane Road near the town of Sun Prairie, WI.

Two Killed, One Seriously Injured in Minnesota at Non-Gated Union Pacific Crossing

(Worthington, Minnesota – November 1, 2015)

The lack of crossing gates at an otherwise signalized (flashing lights) crossing at Flower Lane and Union Pacific Railroad tracks in Worthington, MN was undoubtedly a major factor in a horrible collision Sunday afternoon at about 3:24 P.M., CST.

Indiana Driver Seriously Injured by Amtrak Train at Non-Gated CSX Crossing

(Michigan City, Indiana – October 23, 2015)

A Michigan City, IN motorist was critically injured Friday evening at about 7:40 P.M. when he attempted to cross CSX railroad tracks at the non-gated intersection of Tilden Avenue.

Lone Survivor of Triple Collision Fatality at Norfolk Southern Crossing in Kentucky Seeks Faster Action in Fixing Deadly Crossing

(Louisville, Kentucky – October 13, 2015)

Those who ignore history are destined to repeat it. The phrase may be classified as a cliché, but when authorized action is delayed, human life is endangered and catastrophic recurrences are risked.

Kentucky Infant and Two Adults Seriously Injured at Non-Gated CSX Crossing

(Bonnieville, Kentucky – October 17, 2015)

Tennessee Woman Killed at Dangerous, Unguarded Norfolk Southern Crossing

(Philadelphia, Tennessee – October 17, 2015)

A 46-year-old Philadelphia, TN woman was killed Saturday evening at about 6:15 P.M. as she was driving her Ford F-150 pickup truck north on Lee Highway (Tennessee Highway 11), which parallels Norfolk Southern Railroad tracks, and turned left onto a private farm road when her vehicle was struck on the driver’s side by a NS freight train she probably never heard nor saw before the impact.

Ohio Motorist Killed at Dangerous, Unguarded CSX Crossing

(Defiance, Ohio – October 11, 2015)

An unsuspecting and unwarned Defiance, OH motorist lost his life Sunday morning at about 10:20 A.M., EDT, as he unsuccessfully attempted to cross CSX heavily-used railroad tracks southbound at a dangerous and unguarded private crossing near the intersection of Spruce and Florence streets just outside of Defiance, only to be struck on the driver’s side of his pickup truck by a westbound train.