Tragic schoolgirl, 15, dies after being hit by train while trying to take selfie

apple.news/Ajg0YkIHOTyOZpbUxVC-ISQ Karina Baymukhambetova was “cut into pieces” by the freight train in Orsk, Russia, local media reports A teenage girl was killed by a freight train as she tried to take a selfie at the side of the tracks . Karina Baymukhambetova, 15, was struck by the train at the weekend in Orsk, Russia. She was reportedly “cut into pieces” in the horror. An unnamed boy with her – a relative – managed to jump free from the track. “The train driver spotted people on the railway line and sounded his horn,” said a local media report. “He applied the … Continue reading Tragic schoolgirl, 15, dies after being hit by train while trying to take selfie

Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Amtrak Train in Bowie

apple.news/AXcyK45NWS-Skb7ON5rzpkg Published Mar 26, 2019 at 7:35 AM | Updated at 8:23 AM EDT on Mar 26, 2019 A pedestrian was killed Monday night after being hit by an Amtrak train in Bowie, Maryland. It happened at 11th Street and Chestnut Avenue, Prince George’s Police said. The train, Acela 2171, was traveling south at the time, an Amtrak spokesperson said. Two people were trespassing on the tracks about 9:45 p.m. when they “came into contact” with the train, the spokesperson said. There was no word on the victim’s identity or the condition of the second person. • Get Breaking News … Continue reading Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Amtrak Train in Bowie

4 Amtrak deaths reported in two days; company encourages rail safety

apple.news/AiAZvqo4kQtquWvzEzMUokg Updated 5:02 pm EDT Mar. 26, 2019 At least four people have been killed by Amtrak trains in the past week, with one of the most recent incidents taking place Tuesday in New York.  An Amtrak train traveling from Manhattan to Albany struck and killed a pedestrian Tuesday in rural Columbia County, according to Richard Mazzone, Troop K commander of the New York State Police.  Police said the man, whom they did not identify by name, was found dead along the rail line. The official cause of death remains under investigation. This wasn’t the only Amtrak-related fatality to occur … Continue reading 4 Amtrak deaths reported in two days; company encourages rail safety

Police: Pedestrian fatally struck by train in Goose Creek

GOOSE CREEK, SC (WCSC) – Police say a pedestrian died after being struck by a train in Goose Creek Monday afternoon. The incident happened at approximately 5:15 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 52 and Red Bank Road, according to Berkeley County Coroner George Oliver. Police and emergency services responded to the scene. Witnesses told police they saw a man walk past the closed crossing arms, look both ways and try to run across the tracks. The man was struck by the train and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. — Read on http://www.live5news.com/2019/03/25/police-pedestrian-fatally-struck-by-train-goose-creek/ Continue reading Police: Pedestrian fatally struck by train in Goose Creek