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Freight Train Hits Pickup Truck in Minnesota; 2 Injured

Freight Train Hits Pickup Truck in Minnesota; 2 Injured

A freight train crashed into a pickup truck at the railroad crossing at Centerline Road in Beltrami County, Minnesota, on July 16th. Two People sustained injuries in the crash. The injured were taken to hospitals. The cause of crash remains under investigation.

Train-Car Collision in Massachusetts Leaves 1 Dead

Train-Car Collision in Massachusetts Leaves 1 Dead

A Middleboro commuter rail train crashed into a car on the railroad tracks near Union and Water Streets in Holbrook, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, on the early afternoon of January 1st. According to sources, the car driver was trying to drive around the crossing gates when it was hit by the oncoming train. The car driver was killed in the [...]

Train-Car Crash in Egypt; 3 Killed

Train-Car Crash in Egypt; 3 Killed

A train crashed into a car on railroad tracks near the train station in Al-Ayyat, Egypt, on December 31st. According to sources, the train was travelling from Cairo to Al-Fayoum, when the car unexpectedly crossed its path. At least 3 people were killed whereas, no injuries were reported. The crash remains under investigation.

Man Killed after Getting Hit by Train in California

Man Killed after Getting Hit by Train in California

A man was hit by an Amtrak train near California Street and Harbor Boulevard, Ventura, Ventura County, California, on the midnight of December 27th. The man was seen sitting on the railroad tracks when the train was approaching. He was pronounced dead on the scene. The crash remains under investigation.

Train-Car Crash in Texas Kills One

Train-Car Crash in Texas Kills One

A car was hit by an oncoming train on railroad tracks near the intersection of Santa Isabela Avenue and Moctezuma Street, Laredo, Texas, on the morning of December 22nd. The woman driving Ford Fusion attempted to cross the tracks at a dead end, which resulted in the crash. The woman was killed on the scene. The crash remains under [...]

Train-Car Crash in Iowa Injures Two

Train-Car Crash in Iowa Injures Two

A car was struck by a train at the railroad crossing on 2nd Street, Columbus Junction, Louisa County, Iowa, on the evening of December 16th. According to sources, the Chevrolet Camaro was rear-ended by a Chevrolet Malibu, as a result of which it was pushed onto the tracks and hit by the oncoming train. Both the car drivers were taken to [...]

Truck Collision with Train in Illinois Leaves 1 Injured

Truck Collision with Train in Illinois Leaves 1 Injured

A truck struck a train at railroad crossings on Plank Road and Peplow Road in Burlington, Kane County, Illinois, on the midnight of December 3rd. The 2011 International box truck driver failed to stop at a crossing, as a result of which it struck the side of a freight train, causing four of its railroad cars to derail. The truck driver was [...]

4 Killed 1 Injured after Train Crashes into Car in Poteau

4 Killed 1 Injured after Train Crashes into Car in Poteau

A train crashed into a car in Poteau, Oklahoma, on August 7th. Authorities said the Kansas City Southern train was approaching from north when the 2011 Chevrolet Malibu attempted to cross the railroad. Four people were killed in the accident, including the car driver April Goines, 37, and his three juvenile sons. His juvenile daughter was [...]

One Killed in Reeves County Train-Truck Collision

One Killed in Reeves County Train-Truck Collision

A train crashed into a 1999 International Truck Tractor in Reeves County, Texas, on August 5th. The accident happened when the Truck Tractor was towing a semi-trailer. The truck driver Richard Licon, 37, was killed in the crash. Authorities said he failed to stop at the railroad crossing even though the red lights were activated.

CSX Train Hits Car in Alabama; Car Driver Killed

CSX Train Hits Car in Alabama; Car Driver Killed

A CSX train hit a 2009 Lexus on railroad crossing on Chelsea Road and County Road 39, Chelsea, Shelby County, Alabama, on the morning of July 25th. According to sources, 39 year-old woman driving the Lexus was killed in the crash. The railway crossing equipment was damaged in the accident. The cause of the accident remains under [...]

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