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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.

Iowa Grade School Student Seriously Injured by Second, Hidden Union Pacific Train

(Council Bluffs, Iowa – October 18, 2015)

A 10-year-old girl, attempting to pick up a gift for her cousin’s birthday party, was recovering from brain surgery Monday after she was struck by a second train after she waited for an allegedly standing train at the lighted, gated, double-tracked Union Pacific Railroad grade crossing of South 11th Street and Fifth Avenue in Council Bluffs, IA Sunday at about 12:30  P.M.

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.

Another Louisiana Trucker Killed at Dangerous, Unguarded Union Pacific Crossing

(White Castle, Louisiana – October 11, 2115)

An as-yet unnamed 61-year-old north Louisiana truck driver was killed at about 4:20 P.M., CDT last Sunday afternoon as he attempted to drive the semi-trailer truck he was operating across Union Pacific Railroad tracks and was struck by a UP freight train .  The collision occurred at the dangerous and unguarded intersection of UP and Laurel Ridge Road near White Castle, LA in Iberville Parish,.

Louisiana Trucker Second to be Killed at Dangerous, Unguarded and Vegetation Obstructed Union Pacific Crossing

(Plain Dealing, Louisiana – October 12, 2015)

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.