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Ray M Scheid injured when freight train crashes into van.

Modified Date: 
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:14am
Accident Date: 
Saturday, December 14, 2013

Man, 79, hurt in train vs. van crash.

At approximately 1:58pm Saturday, Vigo County Sheriff's Deputies along with Indiana State Police and Otter Creek Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a minivan and a CSX Railroad train near the intersection of Evans Ave and Dwelling Rd.

Saturday, Vigo County Sheriff's Deputies along with Indiana State Police and Otter Creek Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a minivan and a CSX Railroad train near the intersection of Evans Ave and Dwelling Rd.

The driver, 79 year old Ray M Scheid of Terre Haute, IN was transported to Union Hospital with head and leg trauma.

Initial indications show that Mr. Scheid was westbound on Evans Ave when the train northbound struck the drivers rear section of the minivan.

Crossing warning bells and lights were functioning properly and all train warning indicators were functioning properly at the time of collision.

People Involved: 
Ray M Scheid

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