Indiantown, FL (November 24, 2019) - A woman and two children were killed when their car collided with an Amtrak train in Indiantown. The crash was reported on Saturday, November 23rd.
According to reports, the woman and children were in a Subaru when they came to the tracks. According to reports, the railroad marked and had a yield sign erected on-site, however, much of the warning markers were not visible due to overgrown brush. As the car proceeded onto the tracks, it was struck by the train. All three victims were pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say that the woman and her children were on their way to a camping trip when the crash occurred.
Police have not released the names of the deceased victims at this time. An investigation into the collision is ongoing.
Our deepest thoughts and condolences go out to those who were affected by this terrible crash in Indiantown. When we think of serious and fatal crashes, the first thing that typically comes to mind are car crashes. However, other modes of transportation, such as trains, can also be responsible for tragic outcomes when a crash takes place. Train accident cases involve complicated questions of liability and ownership.
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