Florida woman, 2 grandsons killed by train at gate-less crossing


A Florida woman and her two grandsons were killed by a passing Amtrak train Saturday afternoon as she drove them to an overnight cub scout camping trip near west Palm Beach the train carrying some two hundred passengers collided with the family Subaru outback at the gate list crossing near the entrance to the J. W. corporate wildlife management area the Palm Beach post reported it then drag the vehicle for a half mile killing fifty eight year old Valerie Jo rent to Maki along with her eight and ten year old grand children no one on the train was injured the boy's grandfather told the newspaper he was shocked to find no structure preventing a car from driving into the path of an oncoming train only a pole with the railroad crossing and yield sign the tracks are owned by CSX

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