Transcript for Freight Train Strikes Two Young Adventurers
And from Virginia tonight, a fatal encounter raising questions about the safety of railroads tracks that crisscross the country. And stunning view and young adventures with a speeding freight strain with no way out. Here is more. I just hit kids on the bridge, train emergency on the bridge, over. Reporter: The fast moving freight train. Crossing over lynchberg P Virginia's James river. Tonight, a group of young adventures grieving. After their friends were struck by an on coming Norfolk southern train Saturday afternoon. We hit one for sure. I'm not sure what happened to the other, over. Reporter: Greg was killed instantly. And bridges air lifted to a nearby hospital. Police investigating how and why they got on the bridge. But the area is popular with photographers with nature lovers. And Greg, posing on the very same bridge where he lost his life. We have seen the terrifying train track accidents before. In July, these two women in Indiana trying to outrun a train, surviving by laying down on the tracks. To get away here, you have to ignore the warning signs and climb over a 7 foot high barbed wire fence. Despite the obvious risk, more than 400 people in the U.S. Are killed each year trespassing on train tracks. The number of deaths up 25%. And Victoria bridges is recovering at home and possibly facing criminal trespassing charges. They would put up more signs and build higher fences but they will not stop someone wants to get on the tracks.
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