UP Train hits School Bus, 1 Dead

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NSSD70ACe
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UP Train hits School Bus, 1 Dead

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Union Pacific train hit a school bus in Athens, TX, which caused the death of a middle school student. The bus driver was taken to the hospital via ambulance.

https://www-m.cnn.com/2019/01/25/us/tra ... cnn.com%2F
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Re: UP Train hits School Bus, 1 Dead

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I hope to hear the protection had some malfunction.
I hope to hear the bus had some malfunction.
I hope to hear that the driver had a medical problem.
But we will never hear the voice of that child again.
Rest in peace.

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Re: UP Train hits School Bus, 1 Dead

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There's some interesting discussion about this on Trainorders. The crossing the bus was hit at may be a factor. It won't bring that kid back though.

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Re: UP Train hits School Bus, 1 Dead

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