Category Archives: train

Teenaged Girl Fatally Struck by a Train at Bull Run Bridge near Clifton

Detectives are investigating the death of a 13-year-old girl who was fatally struck by a train today, June 28, around 3 p.m. Our investigation determined the victim was hiking in the area of Bull Run Bridge, near Clifton, with two family members, a 13-year-old boy and a 22-year-old man. The two teens were walking on the bridge when a train

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Stay Off the Tracks! Officers Partner with Norfolk Southern Railroad Police

West Springfield Police District – Stretching for miles and seemingly rarely traveled, train tracks can evoke a feeling of nostalgia, free-spiritedness or wanderlust. The reality is that train tracks are a dangerous area and the scene of various life-threatening and fatal accidents each year. Most recently in Fairfax County, on May 16, an 18-year-old woman was struck and killed by

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Springfield Woman Struck and Killed by Train

Officers and detectives responded to the 9500 block of Burke Road on Monday, May 16, for the report of a pedestrian struck by a train at approximately 9:38 p.m. The preliminary investigation determined that three friends were walking along the tracks when one was struck. Erika Dunn, 18, of Springfield, sustained life-threatening injuries and  was transported to Inova Fairfax Hospital

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