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Minnesota Couple Seriously Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded BNSF Crossing

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(Solway, Minnesota – July 16, 2017) A Minnesota couple suffered critical injuries Sunday afternoon at about 2:10 P.M., CDT after being struck by a BNSF freight train.  The couple was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck northbound Centerline Road NW (Beltrami County Road 501) in Solway, MN, when their truck was struck by… Finish Reading Minnesota Couple Seriously Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded BNSF Crossing

Arkansas Husband and Wife Killed at Unguarded BNSF Crossing

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(Bono, Arkansas – July 11, 2017) An 81-year-old Walnut Ridge, AR man and his 73-year-old wife were both killed Tuesday night when their car was struck by a northbound BNSF Railway freight train.  The couple was driving west on Craighead County Road 398 (Paul’s Switch Road) near Bono, AR when the collision occurred as… Finish Reading Arkansas Husband and Wife Killed at Unguarded BNSF Crossing

Biloxi Motorist Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded CSX Crossing

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(Biloxi, Mississippi – July 6, 2017) A Biloxi motorist, headed home from the shopping mall, was injured last Thursday evening after his northbound car was struck and demolished by a CSX freight train. The collision took place at the dangerous and unguarded intersection of Seal Avenue and CSX Railroad tracks late Thursday afternoon in… Finish Reading Biloxi Motorist Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded CSX Crossing

Amtrak Train Seriously Injures Two Motorists at Dangerous, Unguarded California Crossing

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(LeGrand, California – July 5, 2017) Two people were airlifted to a Merced County, CA hospital after the car they were in was virtually demolished when struck by an Amtrak passenger train. The train was headed from Bakersfield to Oakland, CA when it struck the car at a dangerous and unguarded private crossing of… Finish Reading Amtrak Train Seriously Injures Two Motorists at Dangerous, Unguarded California Crossing

Two Indiana Toddlers Killed and Mother Seriously Injured After CSX Train Strikes Vehicle at Non-Gated Crossing

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(Henryville, Indiana – June 28, 2017) The small southern Indiana community of Henryville was in shock following the tragic deaths of a brother and sister as well serious injuries to their mother when their eastbound SUV was struck by a northbound CSX freight train about 1:20 P.M. Wednesday.  The collision occurred at the non-gated… Finish Reading Two Indiana Toddlers Killed and Mother Seriously Injured After CSX Train Strikes Vehicle at Non-Gated Crossing

Kentucky Motorist Seriously Injured at Angled, Obscured, Dangerous, and Unguarded CSX Crossing

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(Glasgow, Kentucky – June 21, 2017) A 59-year-old local motorist suffered injuries after her Kia Sportage SUV collided with a CSX freight train at the crossing of CSX railroad track and Park City-Glasgow Road in Barren County, KY shortly before 7:00 P.M. Wednesday evening. This collision marks the fourth accident since 2000 at the… Finish Reading Kentucky Motorist Seriously Injured at Angled, Obscured, Dangerous, and Unguarded CSX Crossing

Iowa Mom, 3 Kids Seriously Injured at Vegetation Obscured, Unguarded, and Dangerous Canadian National Crossing

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(Fort Dodge, Iowa – June 24, 2017) An as-yet unidentified mother driving her SUV southbound on Webster County, IA’s Racine Avenue near Fort Dodge, IA, was among four family members seriously injured Saturday afternoon about 3:24 P.M., CDT.  The occupants in the SUV were injured when their vehicle was struck by an eastbound CN… Finish Reading Iowa Mom, 3 Kids Seriously Injured at Vegetation Obscured, Unguarded, and Dangerous Canadian National Crossing

Ohio Motorist Killed at Dangerous, Unguarded Short Line Crossing

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(Perry County, Ohio – June 18, 2017) An 85-year-old New Lexington, OH man was killed at about 3:30 P.M., EDT, Sunday, June 18 (Fathers’ Day) when his vehicle was struck by an eastbound Kanawha River Railroad freight train.  The motorist was driving his vehicle south on Township Road 185, near State Route 37, in… Finish Reading Ohio Motorist Killed at Dangerous, Unguarded Short Line Crossing

Missouri Teen Seriously Injured at Unguarded BNSF Crossing

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(Monett, Missouri – June 19, 2017) An 18-year-old recent high school graduate required extrication from his overturned vehicle by Monett, MO firefighters and was airlifted to Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MO for treatment of serious injuries. The teen suffered injuries Monday evening at about 8:30 P.M., CDT when his vehicle was struck by a… Finish Reading Missouri Teen Seriously Injured at Unguarded BNSF Crossing

Georgia Semi Truck Driver Killed at Dangerous, Unguarded Norfolk Southern Crossing

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(Jesup, Georgia – June 9, 2017) A Georgia semi-trailer log hauler driver tragically lost his life in a collision last Friday at about 1:10 P.M., EDT.  The driver’s truck collided with a southbound Norfolk Southern freight train at the dangerous and unguarded crossing of NS track and Morning Glory Circle near Jesup, GA. James… Finish Reading Georgia Semi Truck Driver Killed at Dangerous, Unguarded Norfolk Southern Crossing