Thursday, July 16, 2009

IN Tow Truck Driver, Passenger Killed

Our condolences to the family and acquaintances of 40-year old tow truck driver Tim Davis and his passenger, 41-year old Anna Smith, who died Wednesday when the tow truck was hit by a train.
Here's the FOX 28 newsstory:

Two people are dead after their tow truck was struck by an Amtrak train in Goshen.

The driver, Tim Davis, 40, passenger Anna Smith, 47, both of Goshen, died in the accident.

Police say a Amtrak train traveling southeast hit the truck after the driver drove around the working crossing gates.
About 250 passengers were on board the train. The engineer, Arthur Stier, 60, of Toledo, Ohio, was taken to the hospital complaining of pain to the back and trouble breathing because of the fuel. A passenger also complained of difficulty breathing.

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