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Train accidents

College Student Killed at Dangerous, Unguarded by St Louis Light Rail Crossing

(St. Louis, Missouri – May 5, 2014)

A 27-year-old female student from University City, MO died beneath the wheels of a St. Louis MetroLink light rail train when she slipped as she was attempting to cross the dangerous, unguarded pedestrian crossing leading to the University of Missouri-St. Louis North station of the heavily-used commuter passenger rail operation at about 5:00 P.M. Monday afternoon.

Farmer Killed at Dangerous, Unguarded CSX Crossing

(Knox County, Indiana – May 6, 2014)

A 67-year-old farmer from Vincennes, IN was killed Tuesday evening at about 7:00 P.M. when his tractor was struck and destroyed by a CSX freight train at a dangerous, unguarded crossing near Ivers Road and Old U.S. Highway 41 in Knox County, IN.

Pedestrian Killed at Union Pacific Crossing

(Richmond, California – May 3, 2014)

A California pedestrian walking with the use of a cane became the third person to die in 16 accidents occurring at the crossing of Union Pacific Railroad tracks and Cutter Avenue in Richmond, CA Saturday afternoon at about 1:45 P.M., PDT, when he was struck and killed by an Amtrak passenger train.