Michael Linn Weber, 47, killed when his vehicle is hit by train at crossing on County Road 480 in Woods County, Oklahoma

Modified Date: 
Tue, 05/21/2019 - 1:13pm
Accident Date: 
Monday, December 30, 2013

Waynoka man dies after train collision.

Michael Linn Weber, 47, was driving south on County Road 480 just a half mile east of County Road 470 in Woods County about 5:05 p.m. when he passed over rail road tracks and was hit by an oncoming train with 88 cars.

A Waynoka man died after his vehicle collided with a passing train Monday. Michael Linn Weber, 47, was killed about 5:05 p.m. Monday as he was driving south on County Road 480, a half mile east of County Road 470 in Woods County. He passed over railroad tracks at an unguarded crossing and was hit by an oncoming train that had 88 cars. Weber was ejected from his vehicle and died at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to a report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. The front car of the train was derailed by the collision, but neither the engineer nor the conductor on the train was injured and none of the materials on the train were spilled.Β 

People Involved: 
Michael Linn Weber
Roadway: 
County Road 480

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