Warning Signals Activated 7 Seconds Before Veterans Crossed Train Tracks

The warnings signals at a railroad crossing were activated seven seconds before a flatbed truck full of wounded veterans crossed the tracks during a parade and was struck by a freight train, according to preliminary details released by the National Transportation Safety Board. Four veterans were killed and 16 were injured in the accident, which happened on Thursday. It is not yet clear when the train conductor applied the brake, but the question is one of dozens the board hopes to answer in...Full Story
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