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Train accidents

New Mexico Pedestrian Seriously Injured by Amtrak Train

(Albuquerque, New Mexico – December 19, 2014)

An as-yet unidentified adult female was struck and seriously injured by Amtrak’s Los Angeles-bound “Southwest Chief” with 211 passengers on board late Friday afternoon about 4:39 P.M., MST at Albuquerque’s Alvarado Transportation Center.

Texas A&M Student Hit by Union Pacific Train Along Campus Rail Corridor

(College Station, Texas – December 17, 2014)

North Dakota Bobcat Operator Killed at Dangerous, Unguarded BNSF Crossing

(Mandan, North Dakota – December 13, 2014)

The operator of a Bobcat end loader was killed Saturday afternoon at about 1:40 P.M., CST when his machine was struck by a 121-car BNSF coal train being pulled by three locomotives. The operator was working on a dangerous and unguarded dirt railroad crossing on a privatized portion of Morton County Highway 83, about 10 miles southwest of Mandan, ND.

Pennsylvania Driver with Two Children Passengers Severely Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded Norfolk Southern Crossing

(Roscoe, Pennsylvania – December 10, 2014)

A 25-year-old man with two children in the car was severely injured Wednesday night at about 8:00 P.M., EST, when he collided with a Norfolk Southern freight train at the dangerous and unguarded crossing of Vesta Street in Roscoe, PA.

Idaho Motorist Killed at Dangerous, Deadly, and Unguarded Union Pacific Crossing

(Shelley, Idaho – December 10, 2014)

The dangerous, deadly and unguarded crossing which was the site of one of the most horrible train/highway vehicle accidents in Idaho history caused another fatality last Wednesday morning at about 10:11 A.M., MST, when an 18-year-old Shelley, ID driver became the fifth fatality to occur at the crossing of Union Pacific Railroad tracks and Road 1450 North just east of Shelley.

Oklahoma Driver Injured, Passenger Dies Four Days After Crash at Dangerous, Unguarded BNSF Crossing

(Afton, Oklahoma – December 9, 2014)

A 16-year-old Afton, OK boy who was a passenger in a pickup truck when it was struck by a BNSF Railway freight train at the dangerous and unguarded crossing of Ottawa County, OK Road 210 and BNSF railroad tracks northeast of Afton Friday at about 4:55 P.M., CST died Tuesday afternoon at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, MO.

CSX Crossing Signal Timing Blamed for Causing Florida Accidents

(Lakeland, Florida – December 8, 2014)

Illinois Truck Driver Killed at Non-Gated Canadian National Crossing

(Winnebago, Illinois – December 3, 2014)

A 61-year-old semi-trailer truck driver hauling shelled corn was killed Wednesday morning at about 9:14 A.M., CST when he attempted to cross the non-gated crossing of Alworth Road and Canadian National railroad tracks in Winnebago County, IL, near the community of Winnebago, and was struck by a short CN freight train.

Missouri Motorist Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded BNSF Crossing

(Neosho, Missouri – November 28, 2014)

A 67-year-old Neosho, MO man was injured Friday morning at about 11:30 A.M., CST in Newton County, MO about five miles west of Neosho when his vehicle was hit by a BNSF freight train at the dangerous and unguarded crossing of Gazelle Drive and BNSF railroad tracks.

Texas Motorist Seriously Injured Only Miles From Another Recent Tragedy at Dangerous, Unguarded Union Pacific Crossing

(Eddy, Texas – November 26, 2014)

Barely 24 hours and a few miles down Union Pacific Railroad tracks after a driver had been killed at a dangerous and unguarded crossing in Williamson County, TX, another Lone Star State motorist barely survived a collision with a UPRR freight train at the intersection of UP tracks and Cemetery Road in Eddy, TX in Falls County at about 1:45 P.M., CST Wednesday afternoon.