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Three dead in Trenton, Missouri railroad crossing accident

By December 10, 2009 No Comments

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