North Dakota sees spike in train-vehicle crashesBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Officials are stressing safety at railroad crossings in North Dakota.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Officials are stressing safety at railroad crossings in North Dakota.
The Federal Railroad Administration says there have been more than 100 vehicle-train incidents since 2007 in North Dakota, resulting in 45 injuries and 11 deaths.
Data show that there were 19 vehicle-train collisions in North Dakota through July. Officials say at that pace, the state is on track to nearly double the 20 incidents recorded in 2011.