February 6, 2018: Two People Killed When Vehicle is Struck by CSX Train

Two people were killed when their vehicle was struck by a CSX freight train in Gary, Indiana on Tuesday morning. Janetta McClellan, 57, and Eric McClellan Jr., 7, were killed when their vehicle collided with a CSX freight train as it was crossing the intersection. It is believed that the driver may have disregarded the signal and crossing gate at the intersection.
A spokesperson for the railroad said “CSX extends its deepest sympathies to everyone impacted by this tragedy. We appreciate the prompt response provided by local authorities and will continue to assist in their investigation of the incident.”

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