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Train accidents

Teen Headed for School Killed by BNSF Train

(Fort Worth, Texas – May 15, 2014)

A 15-year-old sophomore student at Fort Worth, TX South Hills High School died last Thursday morning at about 7:15 A.M. when he was overtaken and struck by a southbound BNSF Railway coal train as he took a commonly-used route to school.

Driver Killed at Dangerous, Unguarded and Obscured BNSF Crossing

(Enid, Oklahoma – May 6, 2014)

A 26-year-old local resident was killed Tuesday afternoon at about 2:24 P.M. when his southbound 2007 Jeep Liberty SUV was struck and heavily damaged by a westbound 76-car BNSF freight train at the dangerous, unguarded and tree-line obscured crossing of North 42nd Street and BNSF Railway tracks just east of Enid, OK.

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.