Amtrak Hits Car in Michigan City

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Amtrak Hits Car in Michigan City

Unread postby Farmboybello » Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:48 am

Amtrak 371 heading to Chicago hit a car in Michigan City causing one fatality.

News article link: https://wsbt.com/news/local/breaking-on ... higan-city
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Re: Amtrak Hits Car in Michigan City

Unread postby justin_gram » Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:39 am

Watch them haul what’s left of that accord away... ABC7 brought over their chopper from Chicago.

https://www.facebook.com/abc7chicago/vi ... 088551162/
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Re: Amtrak Hits Car in Michigan City

Unread postby Jochs » Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:12 pm

Not much left of that car. I do believe Amtrak can go 79 m.p.h. on CSX in Indiana.
Cars are no match for a train going that fast.
Fortunately, other than the driver of the car, there were no other injuries.
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