Three residents of Trenton, Missouri were killed as a 24-year-old driver was hit by an oncoming BNSF train. The crossing is not outfitted with proper safety equipment – no protective crossing arm exists at the crossing.
The crossing, as many commenters have pointed out, is not located in a remote or rural location. Rather, it is frequently crossed, and thus, should have been outfitted with proper equipment already. To make matters worse, this crossing