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Train Accident

Police: Woman borrows friend's car, which is struck by train

Police: Woman borrows friend's car, which is struck by train

CHESTERTON | A Valparaiso woman was arrested Tuesday after police said she drove her friend’s car onto railroad tracks, where the car became stuck and then was struck by a train.

May 21, 2014 1:25 pm

Expert: Human error 'common denominator' in train accidents

The number of collisions with trains statewide actually went down last year but, for whatever reason, there's been a surge in crashes recently, especially unusual ones in Michigan City and LaPorte.

May 11, 2014 12:00 am

Gary man struck and killed by train at Michigan City NIPSCO plant

MICHIGAN CITY | A 26-year-old Gary man died early Sunday after being struck and killed by a train delivering coal to NIPSCO's Michigan City Generating Station.

August 19, 2013 9:17 am

Hammond man struck by train in Whiting in critical condition

WHITING | A 19-year-old Hammond man was in critical condition at a Chicago area trauma center Monday after trying to outrun a train Sunday in Whiting and being struck by it, police said.

June 24, 2013 6:01 pm
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