Marketplace   Menu Guide   Complete Pages      
butler eagle
Site last updated: Friday, December 26, 2014 Bookmark our site!
Local PennsylvaniaNationalInternationalNews Extras  
Published: November 26, 2013 print this article Print save this article Save email this article Email ENLARGE TEXT increase font decrease font

Train hits unoccupied car stalled on track



SUMMIT TWP — No one was injured when a train plowed into a unoccupied car Tuesday morning, according to a state police report.
The Chevy Impala driven by Jarod Hack, 19, of Butler became disabled on Carbon Center Road’s railroad crossing just west of McGrady Hollow Road, which is about one mile north of Route 422.
About 7:50 a.m., a Buffalo and Pittsburgh locomotive was traveling west. The train’s engineer saw the vehicle and put the train into emergency shut down mode.
However, the train was not able to stop in time and it hit the car on the rear passenger side. The train pushed the car about 450 feet before stopping. The car still was on the tracks a little bit when it stopped.
Hack was not in the car when the train struck it. He was not cited for the crash, according to the report.
Firefighters from Lick Hill, East Butler, Herman and Onieda Valley assisted state police. Crews cleared the scene at about 12:30 p.m.





Back
Comments
Order Photos!
 
MORE NEWS HEADLINES
arrow Tomorrow's Headlines
arrow Police seek info on softball field vandalism
arrow Legislators share ideas to balance Pa. budget
arrow Coroner is always waiting for call
 
MOST READ ARTICLES
arrow Ex-school worker charged with having sex with student
arrow Firefighters quickly put out fire in city
arrow Family rescues man pinned by fallen tree
arrow 'Words can't describe it' Residents rally around family