News In Brief

Train collision in Texas kills four crewmembers

Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a train accident Saturday that killed four train crewmen and seriously injured another. The accident occurred when a Southern Pacific Railroad switch engine ran into a line of 41 freight cars standing on a track in Baytown, 10 miles east of here. The switch engine was in a 20-mile-per-hour zone on a straight line track, and sources at the scene said the engineer should have been able to see the standing cars in time to stop.

Share this story:

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK