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Suicide by train?
Atmore man struck, killed by CSX freight train By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Authorities are still at a loss as to why an Atmore man apparently intentionally stepped into the path of a CSX freight train as it roared through the city last week. Eric Edwards Smith, 40, of Atmore was reportedly killed instantly when the westbound freight was unable to stop and plowed into him at the Martin…
Pedestrian struck, killed by train in Atmore
State and local authorities are still trying to determine the cause of a fatal Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 6) collision between a pedestrian and a CSX freight train, just a few yards from fire and police headquarters.. Details are still unclear as to whether the pedestrian, who has not been identified, walked into the train’s path or threw himself under it as it sped past. The fatal incident occurred around 1:15…
Atmore man pulls into train’s path, seriously injured
News Staff Report A 20-year-old Atmore man was seriously injured late Thursday night (Dec. 13) after he apparently pulled his vehicle into the path of an oncoming freight train near Cantonment, Fla. According to Florida Highway Patrol reports, Dustin Ryan Crumbley was taken to Sacred Heart Hospital after the crash, which occurred around 11:45 p.m. at the intersection of Jacks Branch and Muscogee roads in the Panhandle community. Reports show…