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    Last night, a lady died after struck by train in Ames (LINK)

    how sad this is again

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    Re: Last night, a lady died after struck by train in Ames (LINK)

    Sad. But come on people, just wait it out. It only takes a few minutes for the train to pass.



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    Re: Last night, a lady died after struck by train in Ames (LINK)

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonefan1983 View Post
    Yeah, when people see the lights start to flash and the rails
    come down they want to run for it, if they're in a car or on foot
    it does'nt matter. It is a tragedy.



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    Re: Last night, a lady died after struck by train in Ames (LINK)

    Why try to beat the train?


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    Re: Last night, a lady died after struck by train in Ames (LINK)

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Why try to beat the train?
    My guess is the lady wasn't the sharpest tool in the shed.



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    Re: Last night, a lady died after struck by train in Ames (LINK)

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Why try to beat the train?
    I don't get it either. Its not worth it. Trains are neat to watch go by anyway.....just relax and watch until it passes.



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    Re: Last night, a lady died after struck by train in Ames (LINK)

    9:30 is a little early for me to think alcohol might have been involved but isn't that a lot of people's first thought?



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    Re: Last night, a lady died after struck by train in Ames (LINK)

    Quote Originally Posted by JP4CY View Post
    9:30 is a little early for me to think alcohol might have been involved but isn't that a lot of people's first thought?
    Yes, it's hard to not see a train if your sober.



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    Re: Last night, a lady died after struck by train in Ames (LINK)

    Quote Originally Posted by JP4CY View Post
    9:30 is a little early for me to think alcohol might have been involved but isn't that a lot of people's first thought?
    Maybe too early to be drunk, but not to early to be hopped up on goof balls.



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    Re: Last night, a lady died after struck by train in Ames (LINK)

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    Re: Last night, a lady died after struck by train in Ames (LINK)

    Please be respectful in this thread, per CF custom. Thank you.


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    Re: Last night, a lady died after struck by train in Ames (LINK)

    I wonder what goes through people's minds right before they do something this damn stupid. Seriously. It's a train. If it hits you, you die.



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    Re: Last night, a lady died after struck by train in Ames (LINK)

    Drove by this on the way home from Midnight Madness last night. They had it all taped off and there was a good sized group of people there that looked to be pretty hysterical. We knew just by the reactions of those around when we went by that somebody was either dead or seriously injured. My opion from what I saw was that she wasn't alone so either the rest of the group made it or had enough common sense not to try it



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    Re: Last night, a lady died after struck by train in Ames (LINK)

    My dad worked on the railroad for almost 40 years and was involved in several train/car accidents, and at least one train/person accident that resulted in fatalities. Almost every one was somebody trying to beat the train. Those guys operating the trains are people too and I know those instances gnaw at my dad to this day. Please think when you are around the tracks people.




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    Re: Last night, a lady died after struck by train in Ames (LINK)

    I don't understand how people get run over by trains. Everytime I come up on a railroad the lights are always on way before the train arrives and the gate is down in plenty of time.


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