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Fatal Train Crash in Electra

November 7, 2014

Last Saturday, a train hit an automobile in Electra and killed the driver. According to KFDX News Channel Three, 74-year-old Weldon Gentry was in his 2005 Chevrolet Colorado truck when he was driving across the train tracks. For currently unknown reasons, his truck was hit on the driver’s side. Gentry was killed in the crash,…

Another Train Crash on Old Iowa Park Road

July 3, 2014

Strangely, for the second time in two weeks, a car has been struck by a train at the railroad crossing on Old Iowa Park Road and FM 369. KFDX News Channel Three reports that the incident happened at about 9:00 on Thursday morning. Thankfully, the driver was able to escape with what are being described…

Deadly Train Crash on FM 369

June 20, 2014

Last Friday afternoon, a fatal train-versus-car wreck happened on FM 369. The incident, which happened near Old Iowa Park Road, took the life of a 91-year-old Holliday resident. Apparently, Helen Havins’ car was stuck between two crossing gates. Although the wreck is still under investigation, it appears as though she tried to move her vehicle…