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Salem-News.com (Dec-30-2015 14:47)

Triple Fatal Collision Involving Train and SUV South of Union

All three occupants, as well as a dog, were ejected and pronounced deceased at the scene.

(UNION COUNTY, Ore.) - train accident Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into Tuesday afternoon's fatal collision involving a train and SUV south of Union in Union County.

Preliminary information indicates that on December 29, 2015 at approximately 2:54 p.m., a Union Pacific Railroad train was traveling eastbound and approaching the Curtis Road and Miller Lane crossing when for unknown reasons, a blue Jeep Cherokee was traveling east on Curtis Road and turned left onto Miller Lane, in the path of the train.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-30-2014 18:46)

Albany Teen Killed by Train

The victim was identified as Sara-Tessa Raechelle Lytle, from Albany.

(ALBANY, Or.) - Death investigation Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley reports his deputies are investigating the death of a 16-year- old girl that was struck and killed by a train near Highway 99E and Beta Drive, Albany.

On March 29, 2014, at about 11:10 p.m. the Sheriff's Office 9-1-1 Dispatch Center received a call from a Union Pacific Railroad employee reporting that a person was walking south on the railroad tracks in a dark, unlit area.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-11-2012 22:30)

Train Derailment Spills Logs, Closing Road and Train Tracks

Witnesses say they've noticed trains moving through the area at higher speeds than usual.

(TALBOT, OR) - Train wreck in Talbot, Oregon A northbound Portland & Western Railroad train carrying logs derailed Wednesday afternoon at a crossing on Marlatt Rd. just north of Talbot.

Jefferson Rural Fire Protection District (JRFPD) was dispatched at 5:02 p.m. to respond to the incident after neighbors noticed the accident.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-01-2011 12:31)

Train Crashes East of Baker City

No injuries were reported in connection with the derailment.

(BAKER CITY, Ore.) - Derailed train cars Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers from the LaGrande Area Command were part of a multi agency response to a train derailment that resulted in the closure of I-84 between Baker City and Ontario Friday afternoon.

Numerous cars from the westbound train derailed in close proximity to I-84 near milepost 335. The location of the derailment is approximately 30 miles east of Baker City, Oregon.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-29-2010 05:45)

Pedestrian Struck by Train in Salem

The pedestrian was transported to the Salem Hospital where he is being for life-threatening injuries.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Train versus pedestrian scene in Salem, Oregon Police say a southbound Union Pacific freight train struck a pedestrian around 7:51 Thursday evening, near the State Street crossing.

The investigation revealed the pedestrian, a 47-year old Salem resident, was walking northbound on the railroad tracks at the time of the collision.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-12-2010 19:19)

Jefferson Man Dies After Stepping in Front of Oncoming Train (VIDEO REPORT)

Officials say the railroad crossing arms were down and the lights were flashing when the man walked around them, and into the path of the oncoming train.

(JEFFERSON, Ore.) - police checking body A Jefferson man was struck and killed by a train in Jefferson Monday evening.

The pedestrian hit and killed by a train at the crossing on Hazel and 5th Street in Jefferson has been identified as 32-year old Alfredo Savalza of Jefferson.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-01-2010 13:39)

Pedestrian Falls into Path of Tri-Met Train

When the victim fell, it appears he landed between the tracks and the platform wall.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Beaverton, Oregon Trimet bus Beaverton Police were called out at 1:00 a.m. to an accident at the Sunset Tri-Met Max platform. It was reported a person had fallen onto the tracks and was injured, according to Detective Pam Yazzolino with Beaverton Police.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-11-2009 12:31)

Man Hit by Train Near Gervais

If anyone has information regarding Mr. Montelongo or family members, please contact the Marion County Sheriff's Office at 503 588-5032.

(GERVAIS, Ore.) - Antonio Montelongo was struck by an Amtrack train and killed Marion County Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a pedestrian hit by an Amtrak train Thursday at 3:30 p.m. about 1/2 mile north of Gervais.

When deputies arrived they found a 33-year old Hispanic male who was deceased and identified as Antonio Montelongo believed to be from the Gervais area.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-28-2009 02:31)

Man Struck on Salem Railroad Tracks (VIDEO)

Police say the man's foot was severed during the incident.

(SALEM, Ore,) - Salem Police Lt. Dan Deitz talks to Salem-News.com about the train versus pedestrian accident A man was struck by a southbound Union Pacific freight train Sunday night at approximately 11:36 p.m. Salem Police Lt. San Deitz, says the train ran over a 51-year old male south of McGilchrist Street SE in Salem, severing his lower leg.

"The man was down or asleep with one leg over the tracks when the train approached," Deitz said.

"His leg was severed between the ankle and knee. The train was traveling at approximately 35 MPH when the engineer recognized the man on the tracks. He applied emergency braking and sounded the horn but the man did not respond."

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Salem-News.com (Jul-25-2009 18:13)

Railroad History Recalled at Antique Powerland Great Oregon Steam-Up

The former engineer became a very active member of the Willow Creek Railroad at Antique Powerland in Brooks because he needed a place to run the model engines he built while living in Napa Valley.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Scale train engineer giving kids a ride History is lived by men, and Ralph Jenkins of Stayton is one of those who is part of it. "I loved railroading since I was a baby," he said.

"I was lucky to get on after high school." Jenkins started working for the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1951 as a fireman after graduating from high school in San Francisco: "It was the first big job I ever had."

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