Shermika Herbert, 37, Deyki Mitchell, 13, and Deniya Brown, 11, killed when freight train hits car near Miller Avenue and Howard Street in Gary, Indiana

Modified Date: 
Wed, 11/17/2021 - 3:13pm
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Gary, Ind. crash leaves 3 dead after train hits car

Three people were killed in a crash after a freight train hit a vehicle in Gary, Indiana Tuesday morning. Gary police said the crash occurred around 7:30 a.m. at Miller Avenue and Howard Street. Police said three people inside of the vehicle were killed.

Three Killed When Freight Train Hits Car In Gary, Indiana

A witness who was waiting at the crossing said when the gates started coming down, one car went over the tracks, and made it through the crossing before the train. That’s when she saw the silver Chevy pull around her car and attempt the same move.

Two children dead after freight train strikes car in crossing, Indiana cops say

Two children and a woman died when a freight train struck their vehicle while it was in a railroad crossing, Indiana cops say, according to media reports.


Girls Age 11, Boy Age 13 Among 3 Killed in Gary Train Accident, Officials Say

Deniya Brown, 11, Deyki Mitchell, 13 and Shermika Herbert, 37, were pronounced dead after being ejected from their vehicle upon impact of a passing train, the Lake County Coroner's Office confirmed Tuesday.

People Involved: 
Shermika Herbert
Deyki Mitchell
Deniya Brown
Gary, IN

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