A 49-year-old woman was killed in a train wreck in Bowie County on Sunday, March 13, 2022.
According to Texas Department of Safety officials, the crash happened around 3:45 p.m. on SH 8 just south of US 67 in Maud.
Darla M. was driving her 2022 Dodge Ram southbound on SH 8 when she allegedly tried to drive over the tracks into the path of a westbound train, despite the railroad crossing arms being activated.
Masters was pronounced dead on the scene.
There are no other details available.
The accident is still being investigated.
Fatal Train Accident Statistics
Most people rely on public transportation to get to and from their destinations. Instead of driving, opt for public transportation to save time and money. On the other hand, accidents on public transportation are on the rise.
According to the National Transportation Safety Board, people and vehicles are hit by trains every two hours. As many as 1,000 fatal or serious train accidents occur each year.
According to a Department of Transportation (DOT) report, most train collisions happen at railroad crossings in the United States.
On the Federal Railroad Administration’s website, Texas has a higher population than Illinois. In Texas, there were at least 20 people killed and 103 injured due to these incidents.
Bowie County Train Accident Lawyer for Victims of Fatal Crash
The consequences of even fatal train accidents can be life-altering for the people involved. Contact Arash Law as soon as possible following a car accident. Use this website to file a compensation claim for those who have been harmed.
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