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Death Wish

A woman drove her vehicle through an activated railroad crossing guard outside Garner, N.C. To avoid the oncoming train, she accelerated across the tracks — and hit a tree. Two weeks later, the same woman in the same car — with a still-damaged front end — was seen driving through the same crossing arm with the same warning lights and bells activated. This time, however, the car got stuck and an Amtrak train with 222 passengers hit the vehicle. None of the passengers were injured, and the driver was found walking around the scene with only minor injuries. (MS/WTVD Raleigh) ...Let’s hope they can get a camera on that crossing within the next two weeks.
Original Publication Date: 22 May 2016
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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