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Man struck by train Thursday



A man was hit by a slowing moving train Thursday.

Deputies responded to a call at 11:03 p.m. Thursday at Ninth and Fenwick Streets, according to an email from Sgt. William McCarty with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.

The "investigation revealed that a male subject was laying between the...

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  1. From 1986 to 2022, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) recorded 837 fatalities and 329 injuries (1,166 total) involving trespassers struck by on-track railroad equipment. Since 1986, there have been 474 fatalities and 960 injuries (1,434 total) due to mass shootings (stats on this may vary by source). Why isn’t the Biden administration introducing legislation to ban trains? They are obviously dangerous to the public, despite being operated by a competent, FRA-certified locomotive engineer.

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