Train Accidents in the News
Death on the tracks: Suicide or accident?
That’s what authorities were trying to figure out Tuesday after an Amtrak train killed a south Orange County resident on the tracks near the San Clemente Pier.
The victim was struck about 8:10 Monday night in the area of Mariposa Avenue, which is north …
Jacksonville police responding to reported train accident
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is responding to a reported train accident in the 7400 block of Commonwealth Avenue.
Police are going to hold a briefing on the situation at 5:10 p.m. Action News Jax has a crew headed to the scene to get the latest …
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Crash involving tractor trailer, freight train
There were no serious injuries when a tractor trailer and a freight train collided at a Dunkirk intersection Saturday evening, dispatchers say.
Adult man killed in train accident in Moorhead
Authorities believe he was stationary on the tracks at the time of the accident.
Officials say the man’s body has been sent to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s office for an autopsy.
The name of the victim and a toxicology report will be released …
Train accident sends 1 to hospital
The person, whose identity has not been released, was walking along the tracks about 4:30 p.m. and decided to cross over them before being struck by the train, Channel 2 Action News reported.
The accident occurred about 1,000 feet from the Temple …
CSX engineer admits falling asleep before train crash
Needless to say, this guy’s career as an engineer is over.
The accident caused 32 of the 210 train cars to derail and spilled 1,346 tons of coal, 1,150 tons of phosphate, 7,400 gallons of locomotive diesel fuel, 77 gallons of sulfuric acid from locomotive batteries and 10 gallons of locomotive …
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