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Parents Sue Railroad and Fraternity For Son's Death in Rail Yard

According to the Bakken Today and other media outlets, the parents of a 20-year old business student who was killed in a rail yard following a drinking party with fellow students, has filed a wrongful ...

Three Injured in Train Accident

Three people in the San Diego, California area have reportedly been injured in a train accident. According to reports, the three were injured when an Amtrak train plowed into a commercial truck. The ...

Man Killed in Train Accident

A man in the Winkler County, Texas area has reportedly died as the result of a train accident. According to reports, the man was allegedly driving on the road and crossing the tracks when he ran into ...

One Killed, Three Injured in Train Accident

One person was killed and three others were injured as the result of a train accident in the Watsonville, California area. According to reports, the accident occurred when the cargo train crashed into ...

Man Killed in Train Accident

A man in the Lake County, Illinois area has reportedly been killed as the result of a train accident. According to reports, he was pronounced dead after suffering multiple traumatic injuries. As of ...

Woman Killed in Train Accident

A woman has reportedly died as the result of a train accident in the Los Angeles, California area. According to reports, the woman was hit and killed by a Metrolink train when she was allegedly ...

Train Derailment in Illinois

A train derailment in the central Illinois area reportedly led to a town being evacuated. According to reports, the derailment led to an explosion and fire. Luckily, there were no injuries as a result ...

Two Injured in Train Accident

Two people have been injured in a train accident after the vehicle they were in collided with the train. According to reports, the people were going through an unmarked crossing when they were hit by ...

Woman Dies in Train Accident

A woman in the Woodbridge, New Jersey area has reportedly died as the result of a train accident. According to reports, the woman was fatally injured near a crossing as she was hit by an Amtrak train. ...

Woman Killed in Train Accident

A woman in the Buckley, Illinois area has reportedly been killed after being involved in a train accident. According to reports, the woman was killed when she allegedly went around the crossing gates ...

Train Hits Car

A car in the Bucyrus, Kansas as reportedly hit by a train which resulted in the driver being injured. According to reports, the train was not able to stop in time in order to avoid hitting the car. It ...

Two Men Killed in Train Accident

Two men in the Reeseville, Wisconsin area have reportedly been killed as the result of a train accident. According to reports, the men were killed when the truck they were in was hit by the train. ...

Pedestrian Injured in Train Accident

A pedestrian in the Pine Bluff, Arkansas area was reportedly involved in a train accident that sent him to the hospital. The man was reportedly found lying beside the tracks after being hit by a ...

Three Injured in Train Accident

Three people in the Phoenix, Arizona area have reportedly been injured in a train accident involving a Metro light rail train. According to reports, the driver of a vehicle was trying to get onto ...

Man Injured when Van Hit by Train

A man in the Stevens Point, Wisconsin area has reportedly been injured after his van was hit by a train. According to reports, he was driving when he failed to stop at a stop sign. He then reportedly ...

Man Injured after Train Accident

A man is now in critical condition after he was reportedly struck by a train in the Rocky Mount, Virginia area. According to reports, Gordon Sides fell asleep between the rails and was then hit by a ...

Tiny Town Train Accident Injures More Than Twenty

In Colorado, at Tiny Town, a train crash ended up injuring over twenty people. The state agency looking into the derailment has confirmed that the cause could be operator error. Fines in this matter ...

Man Killed by Train

A man was reportedly pushing a shopping cart across some train tracks in the Fresno, California area when a train came through. The train was traveling at about 50 miles-per-hour. The conductor of the ...

Man Killed by Amtrak Train

A man was killed in Michigan after being hit by an Amtrak train. Police report that the victim was trying to cross the railroad tracks when the train was approaching. The man was struck and pronounced ...

Man Killed in Train Accident

The Michigan State Police are reporting that a man has died after his car was struck by a train. Reportedly, the man's vehicle has crossed onto the tracks when the train struck it on the driver's ...

North Carolina Train Derails

In Mebane, North Carolina, it is reported that a large commuter train derailed. According to reports, the train was transporting 36 passengers. Of the 36 people riding the train, 13 sustained injuries ...

Woman Killed in Train Accident

In University Park, Illinois there were railroad crossing barrier gates that had been deactivated and may have played a role in a woman's death. An Amtrak train collided with her SUV resulting in her ...

Pedestrian Struck by Train

Near the CSU campus in Colorado, a pedestrian was struck by a train and died at the scene of the train accident. The train was expected to remain stopped for a few hours. The police are investigating ...

City Prohibits Buses and Trucks From Crossing Railroad Tracks

After a tour bus and two semi-trailer trucks got stuck on the railroad tracks and were consequently demolished, the city of Colorado Springs has announced that only passenger cars will now be allowed ...

Los Angeles County Hospitals Working Hard to Treat Injured Metrolink Riders

Just posted on LATimes.com - 15 Los Angeles hospitals and facilities treated 86 of the 135 wounded passengers involved in the Chatsworth Metrolink crash on September 12, 2008. The rest of the 135 ...