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CSX Train Accident Kills Man, Injures Another in Virginia

A freight train accident that left one man dead and another in critical condition in Fredericksburg, Virginia, remains under an “active and ongoing” investigation, local authorities said. Fredericksburg police said that Jeremy David Day, 30, of Fredericksburg, was killed after being struck by a CSX freight train near Prince Edward Street in downtown Fredericksburg Saturday, April 21, according to NBC 12 Richmond. The accident occurred sometime shortly before 3:25 a.m. when the first report of the collision was called in. Mr. Day was taken to an area hospital where he died about nine hours later. The other man is in ... Read More

Train accident during the filming of Midnight Rider kills one woman, injures seven others

A tragedy occurred on a movie set in Georgia this week, according to The Hollywood Reporter. During the filming of the upcoming Gregg Allman biopic Midnight Rider, a train, confirmed to be operated by CSX, rolled through while shooting, killing one woman and injuring seven others. None of the victims have been identified at this time. One of the injured crew members was taken via Lifestar to Memorial University Medical Center while the other victims were transported to various area hospitals. The news outlet also reported that the scene of the accident was right above the Altamaha River near the ... Read More