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Two Killed in Minnesota at Dangerous, Unguarded Canadian Pacific Crossing

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(Plummer, Minnesota – November 15, 2017) A driver and her passenger were killed at about 10:47 A.M., CST Wednesday. in far northwest Red Lake County, MN when their 2015 Ford Taurus was struck by one of a daily average of a half dozen Canadian Pacific (former Soo Line) trains at a dangerous, unguarded railroad-highway… Finish Reading Two Killed in Minnesota at Dangerous, Unguarded Canadian Pacific Crossing

Indiana Motorist Seriously Injured at Non-Gated Crossing

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(Edinburgh, Indiana – November 6, 2017) An as-yet unidentified female motorist received undisclosed injuries early Monday afternoon about 12:30 P.M., EST, when her eastbound car was struck and totaled by a northbound Louisville & Indiana Railroad freight train. The collision took place at the non-gated crossing of East Main Cross Street and L&IRR tracks… Finish Reading Indiana Motorist Seriously Injured at Non-Gated Crossing

Illinois Motorist Killed by Amtrak Train at Dangerous, Unguarded Canadian National Crossing

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(DeSoto, Illinois – November 1, 2017) An 18-year-old male resident of Marion, IL was killed at about 11:52 A.M., CDT Wednesday morning when his westbound auto was struck by a southbound Amtrak passenger train.  The collision took place at the extremely dangerous and unguarded intersection of Canadian National (Illinois Central) rails and Helm Road… Finish Reading Illinois Motorist Killed by Amtrak Train at Dangerous, Unguarded Canadian National Crossing

Washington Couple Killed by Amtrak Train at Dangerous, Unguarded BNSF Crossing

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(Kelso, Washington – October 27, 2017) A Washington state couple, died Friday morning at about 9:30 A.M., PDT at the- dangerous, deadly and unguarded entrance road into the Horseshoe Bend Estates community, about 7 ½ miles north of Kelso, WA. The vehicle in which the two victims were traveling was following another vehicle, as… Finish Reading Washington Couple Killed by Amtrak Train at Dangerous, Unguarded BNSF Crossing

South Carolina Driver Killed in Collision with Amtrak Train at Unguarded CSX Crossing

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(Green Pond, South Carolina – October 20, 2017) A 27-year-old Walterboro, SC man whose name has yet to be released died in a horrendous collision between his 2007 Ford Crown Victoria and an Amtrak train at the dangerous and unguarded private crossing of Wiess Lane and CSX railroad tracks. The crossing is near the… Finish Reading South Carolina Driver Killed in Collision with Amtrak Train at Unguarded CSX Crossing

Nebraska Grandfather Killed, Young Granddaughter Seriously Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded BNSF Crossing.

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(Mitchell, Nebraska – October 20, 2017) A 64-year-old Nebraska grandfather died and his 8-year-old granddaughter was airlifted to a hospital with undisclosed injuries after the grain-loaded semi-trailer truck was struck by an eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe coal train two miles west of Mitchell, NE about 7:00 A.M. Friday morning. The cab portion of… Finish Reading Nebraska Grandfather Killed, Young Granddaughter Seriously Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded BNSF Crossing.

Mom and Infant Son Lose Limbs Trying to Cross Under Stopped Norfolk Southern Train At Commonly Used Pedestrian Crossing

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(Forest Park, Georgia – October 20, 2017) A 28-year-old mother of three children lost her leg while her one-year-old son lost an arm after all four were traversing under a stopped Norfolk Southern Railway train.  The train suddenly moved, at a commonly and frequently-used, unfenced crossing spot about 3:10 P.M., EDT, Friday afternoon, near… Finish Reading Mom and Infant Son Lose Limbs Trying to Cross Under Stopped Norfolk Southern Train At Commonly Used Pedestrian Crossing

Virginia Driver Killed by Amtrak Train at Deadly, Unguarded Norfolk Southern Crossing

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(Bealeton, Virginia – October 16, 2017) A 19-year-old local man became the second person to lose his life at a dangerous, unguarded and deadly unguarded Virginia private crossing Monday evening about 6:15 P.M., EDT.  The driver turned his northbound 2006 Chevrolet SUV off of Remington Road (Highway 656) and crossed the private/industrial crossing when… Finish Reading Virginia Driver Killed by Amtrak Train at Deadly, Unguarded Norfolk Southern Crossing

Biloxi, Mississippi Pedestrian Killed by CSX Train

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(Biloxi, Mississippi – October 12, 2017) A 39-year-old Biloxi, MS woman was killed by an eastbound CSX train as she tried to cross the railroad tracks near the Edgewater Shopping Mall in Biloxi Thursday morning about 9:40 A.M. Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove said Shauna Lapen died of blunt force trauma after she was… Finish Reading Biloxi, Mississippi Pedestrian Killed by CSX Train

Hawaiian Man Killed by BNSF Train in California

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(Oro Grande, California – October 2, 2017) Seeking to take photos of freight rail cars, a Honolulu man walked near a busy BNSF double track main line Tuesday morning, and was hit and killed by one of a daily average of over 100 BNSF trains that roll through Oro Grande, CA. Teddy Domingo, 57,… Finish Reading Hawaiian Man Killed by BNSF Train in California