Three Killed In Collision With Train In Mohave County

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[Photo courtesy Mohave County Sheriff's Office]

Three people were killed on Easter when a train collided with their vehicles.

According to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, on Sunday at approximately 2:42 p.m., deputies responded to the vehicle vs. train collision in Golden Valley. When deputies arrived on scene, they found two vehicles had been hit by the train.

The three occupants of the two vehicles were pronounced deceased on scene.

Investigators believe that the two vehicles were stopped at the railroad crossing, waiting for a passing east bound train at milepost crossing 528.6. Once the east bound train passed, they began to cross the intersection, not seeing that a west bound train was approaching. Both vehicles were hit by the train.

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