Train

Getty Images - Joe Raedle / Staff
July 23, 2019 - 6:28 am
A sheriff says two people have been killed after the vehicle they were in was struck by a passenger train in eastern Mississippi. Lauderdale County Sheriff Billy Sollie tells the Meridian Star that the wreck happened Monday afternoon at an ungated crossing off U.S. Highway 11, south of Meridian...
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Yazoo Herald - Jason Patterson
Thomas Perumean
May 24, 2019 - 4:15 pm
Amtrak passenger train 59, the southbound City of New Orleans, was involved in a railway crossing accident around 10:30 Friday morning. The accident happened in the small town of Bentonia, Mississippi when the train struck a tanker truck trying to cross the tracks. Jason Patterson, publisher of the...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 08, 2019 - 8:03 am
New Orleans Police say a train hit and killed a person early Friday morning. "NOPD Officers are investigating an unclassified death near the intersection of Marais and Press Streets," Public Information Officer Danielle Miller said in an email. "Officers responded to a call of a traffic accident...
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Slidell Police
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 13, 2018 - 10:12 am
Cops say it is miraculous there were no serious injuries when a train hit a truck hauling tires in Slidell. "The Slidell Police Department is currently on the scene of a train accident at Gause Boulevard and Front Street," the Slidell PD said in a Facebook post. "A truck, carrying hundreds of tires...
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Chris Miller
April 13, 2017 - 7:04 am
This afternoon, Amtrak and the Southern Rail Commission provide an update on restoring passenger service on the Gulf Coast. They're even talking about expanding the service that existed before Hurricane Katrina. Amtrak officials think this is very doable: "We are closer than we've ever been to...
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