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Metrolink Train Kills Husband as he Pushes Wife to Safety in California

By Pottroff Law Office, P.A. |

(Dana Point, California – April 16, 2018) A Lake Elsinore, CA couple, vacationing at a Dana Point, CA campground, found themselves in harm’s way as they walked near Southern California Regional Rail Authority (Metrolink) tracks that pass through Dana Point. The husband of 37 years was killed as he heroically shoved his wife out… Finish Reading Metrolink Train Kills Husband as he Pushes Wife to Safety in California

Indiana Motorist Killed by Norfolk Southern Train While Following School Bus over Non-Gated CSX Crossing

By Pottroff Law Office, P.A. |

(Portage, Indiana – April 16, 2018) A 75-year-old Valparaiso, IN woman, Barbara A. Gibson, was fatally injured late Monday afternoon as she apparently became entrapped on the CSX crossing and was struck by a Norfolk Southern freight train.  The victim was driving southbound on County Line Road a little before 5:00 P.M. when the… Finish Reading Indiana Motorist Killed by Norfolk Southern Train While Following School Bus over Non-Gated CSX Crossing

California Passenger Killed by Metrolink Train at Sylmar San Fernando Station

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(Los Angeles, California – April 16, 2018) A 24-year-old female who was returning home from donating blood fell into the path of an incoming Metrolink commuter train and was killed at about 5:50 P.M. Monday at the Sylmar/San Fernando Metrolink depot.  The victim fell when she and her unidentified boyfriend prepared to board the… Finish Reading California Passenger Killed by Metrolink Train at Sylmar San Fernando Station

Tennessee Motorist Critically Injured by Norfolk Southern Train at Private, Unguarded CSX Crossing

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(Clinton, Tennessee – April 14, 2018) The male driver of a Jeep Commander was struck by a 110-car-long empty Norfolk Southern coal train at a dangerous and unguarded private crossing Saturday evening in Clinton, TN. The victim was subsequently transported and admitted in critical condition to the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville.… Finish Reading Tennessee Motorist Critically Injured by Norfolk Southern Train at Private, Unguarded CSX Crossing

Massachusetts Motorist Killed at Dangerous, Unguarded CSX Crossing

By Pottroff Law Office, P.A. |

(Springfield, Massachusetts) An as-yet unidentified female motorist lost her life early Saturday morning shortly after 2:00  A.M., EDT, when her SUV collided with the rear portion of a moving CSX freight train. The collision occurred at the dangerous and unguarded crossing of CSX tracks and Memorial Drive in Springfield, MA. Had the crossing been… Finish Reading Massachusetts Motorist Killed at Dangerous, Unguarded CSX Crossing

Pennsylvania Dump Truck Driver Seriously Injured at Unguarded, Private Norfolk Southern Crossing

By Pottroff Law Office, P.A. |

(Nazareth, Pennsylvania – April 11, 2018) An as-yet unidentified dump truck driver received serious head injuries Wednesday afternoon about 3:47 P.M., EDT when his empty, heavy-duty, triple-axel dump truck was struck by a southbound Norfolk Southern local freight train.  The train consisted of two locomotives hauling five empty cars.  The collision occurred at a… Finish Reading Pennsylvania Dump Truck Driver Seriously Injured at Unguarded, Private Norfolk Southern Crossing

Nebraska Motorist Killed at Unguarded Union Pacific Crossing

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(Potter, Nebraska – April 10, 2018) A 37-year-old female resident of Potter, NE was killed at about 6:40 A.M. Tuesday morning as she traveled on Cheyenne County Road 91 near U.S. Highway 30 about seven miles east of Potter. Her vehicle was struck by a Union Pacific freight train at the dangerous and unguarded… Finish Reading Nebraska Motorist Killed at Unguarded Union Pacific Crossing

West Virginia Truck Driver and Passenger Seriously Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded CSX Crossing

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(Waverly, West Virginia – April 2, 2018) Two Belpre, WV men were sent to a local hospital for treatment of injuries they received after their empty 18-wheeler was struck by a CSX freight train. The collision occurred at the dangerous and unguarded crossing of CSX rails and Corbitt Hill Road in Waverly, WV about… Finish Reading West Virginia Truck Driver and Passenger Seriously Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded CSX Crossing

Seven Year Old Alabama Girl Loses Foot and Part of Right Leg After Being Run Over by BNSF Train

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(Birmingham, Alabama – March 28, 2018) Following the lead of her three older sisters, a 7-year-old Alabama girl was severely injured after being run over and dragged by a freight train in the Collegeville area of Birmingham Wednesday evening between 7:30 and 7:45 P.M. Little Curteria Thomas allegedly followed her three sisters and possibly… Finish Reading Seven Year Old Alabama Girl Loses Foot and Part of Right Leg After Being Run Over by BNSF Train

Iowa Semi Driver Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded Canadian National Crossing

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(Webster City, Iowa – March 29, 2018) The driver of an 18-wheeler hauling dry agricultural chemicals was injured Thursday morning as he drove his rig southbound on McMurray Avenue near Webster City, IA, and was struck by a westbound Canadian National freight train. The collision occurred at the dangerous and unguarded rural road/rail intersection. … Finish Reading Iowa Semi Driver Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded Canadian National Crossing