Train Accident Tragedies From Around The Country

Amtrak train hits, kills Edmonds woman

https://www.kiro7.com/news/north-sound-news/amtrak-train-hits-and-kills-edmonds-woman/504163975EDMONDS, Washington
Edmonds police are investigating a fatal train collision near Haines Wharf Park after a 41 year-old woman was hit while crossing the train tracks Sunday.

The train struck the woman at 7:10 p.m. and she was confirmed dead on scene.

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Train derailment forces closure of Barrow County intersection

https://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/train-derailment-forces-closure-of-barrow-county-intersection/504195041… at Bowman Mill Road and Cash Road will be blocked for about 5 to 10 hours.

The Barrow County Sheriff’s Office says residents should avoid the area as crews work to get the cars back on track.

There were no injuries or hazmat spills in the accident.

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Person hit by train, killed in Bartow County

https://www.11alive.com/news/local/cartersville/person-hit-by-train-killed-in-bartow-county/423813010CARTERSVILLE, Georgia
Bartow County officials confirm that one person is dead after an accident involving a train at a rural rail crossing.

Emergency officials received a call about the accident around 7:30 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of West …

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Police identify Greensboro man killed after car gets hit by train

https://myfox8.com/2017/03/19/police-identify-greensboro-man-killed-after-car-gets-hit-by-train/GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA
One man is dead after a crash involving a train and a car in Greensboro on Sunday morning.

Raul Alexander Herrera Herrera, 34, …

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Work trains mishap causes evening rush delays, cancellations, LIRR says

https://www.newsday.com/long-island/nassau/mineola-mayor-1-hurt-in-lirr-work-train-accident-1.13280441With one train disabled on one of the two Main Line tracks, delays and cancellations soon mounted and lasted through the evening rush hour.

“LIRR service is operating on or close to schedule in both directions through Mineola,” the railroad announced …

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City of Alamo honors the 34 who died in 1940 train accident

Alamo residents gathered to honor the 34 people who died in a train accident 77 years ago on Tuesday morning.

On March 14, 1940, an oncoming train collided with a truck carrying more than 40 agricultural workers, killing 34 people ranging in ages from …

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64 train accidents in India in 2016-17 were caused due to failure of rail staff

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/64-train-accidents-in-2016-17-were-caused-due-to-failure-of-rail-staff-government/articleshow/57691272.cmsNEW DELHI
A total of 99 consequential train accidents took place during April 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017, of which 64 were due to failure of railway staff, Rajya Sabha was informed on Friday.

Out of the 99 train accidents, 19 were caused due to …

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One dead in car, train accident

https://www.chronicle-tribune.com/one-dead-in-car-train-accident/article_05d1eef2-0aa9-11e7-a4c5-1b26738fb2b6.htmlEmergency personnel look over the scene after a car and a train collided at a Troy Avenue crossing south of Indiana 18 on Thursday morning.y

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Train vs. car in Essex closes Maple and Park streets

https://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/story/news/2017/03/16/train-vs-car-essex-closes-maple-and-park-streets/99270612/Essex Police said a train versus car accident at the Maple Street crossing on Thursday will close Maple and Park streets until at least 6:30 p.m..

Police did not immediately release any more information about the accident, but advised motorists to …

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Texas woman in midst of modeling shoot when struck by train

https://abc13.com/news/texas-woman-doing-modeling-shoot-when-struck-by-train/1801753/The train tracks that criss-cross the heart of Navasota is part of daily life in this small town.

Hours later, he would learn that his fiancée, who was pregnant with the couple’s first child, was hit by a train in the midst of the photo shoot…

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City of Alamo honors the 34 who died in 1940 train accident

Alamo residents gathered to honor the 34 people who died in a train accident 77 years ago on Tuesday morning.

On March 14, 1940, an oncoming train collided with a truck carrying more than 40 agricultural workers, killing 34 people ranging in ages from …

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