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April 2, 2000 | From Associated Press
Two crew members on a freight train say they watched in helpless horror as a school bus sped toward a crossing in the seconds before it was struck by the train's locomotive, investigators said Saturday. The accident Tuesday just north of the Georgia state line killed three children. Five others, including the bus driver, were injured, and two children remained in critical condition Saturday.
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April 2, 2000 | From Associated Press
Two crew members on a freight train say they watched in helpless horror as a school bus sped toward a crossing in the seconds before it was struck by the train's locomotive, investigators said Saturday. The accident Tuesday just north of the Georgia state line killed three children. Five others, including the bus driver, were injured, and two children remained in critical condition Saturday.
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January 13, 1987 | Associated Press
A Norfolk Southern freight train struck cars at two crossings in eastern Tennessee within three hours of each other, and a railroad official said the engineer could not have avoided either accident. Both drivers from the Sunday evening accidents were hospitalized at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. "The train was proceeding in an orderly fashion, within the speed limits," said Neil Monroe, a spokesman in Atlanta for Norfolk Southern Corp.
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January 13, 1987 | Associated Press
A Norfolk Southern freight train struck cars at two crossings in eastern Tennessee within three hours of each other, and a railroad official said the engineer could not have avoided either accident. Both drivers from the Sunday evening accidents were hospitalized at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. "The train was proceeding in an orderly fashion, within the speed limits," said Neil Monroe, a spokesman in Atlanta for Norfolk Southern Corp.
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