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Cort Houston Daugherty, 24, killed, after his truck collides with a freight train at a crossing on Highway 11, near Medford in Grant County.

Modified Date: 
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:25am
Accident Date: 
Sunday, March 9, 2014

Huntsville man killed in collision with train.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said a 24-year-old Arkansas man was killed when his truck was hit by an oncoming freight train.

Arkansas man killed in Oklahoma train collision.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a 24-year-old Arkansas man was killed when his truck was hit by an oncoming freight train.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a 24-year-old Arkansas man was killed when his truck was hit by an oncoming freight train.

The highway patrol says Cort Houston Daugherty of Huntsville died in the collision Monday in the northern Oklahoma town of Medford. According to the highway patrol, Daugherty was driving west on Oklahoma Highway 11 when he failed to yield to a Union Pacific train.

A spokeswoman for Union Pacific stated that the train had two locomotives and 71 empty rail cars. The company says the crossing had flashing lights and warning signs.

The highway patrol says Daugherty was pinned in the wreckage for about five hours Monday morning. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

People Involved: 
Cort Houston Daugherty
Roadway: 
Highway 11

Comments

Im Cort's mom. I have come to Medford to see where my son Left this world to be with Our Lord Jesus. THE LORD has given me strength to come . Is it easy to do this ? No but I have been given strength and will ower to do so from a mighty force.we are now in BLACKWELL OK right now after coming throw Medford it was dark so we will go back tomorrow . This may seem crazy to people but this is something I had to do for more closesure. I love my baby boy so much and miss him dearly but I know one day I will meet him again by the grace and mercy of God.On that other shore along with Jesus and all the others who have gone on. Thank you so much for this report. CORT's Mother,Mildred.

Dear Mildred, please know that my heart goes out to you. You are so very strong to be able to endure the loss of your beloved son, and to give God credit for your strength shows your faith and dedication to the Lord. I'm sure your son is proud of you as is Jesus. I cannot imagine losing one of my children, but seeing your strength is an inspiration to me. Please know that your son is ALWAYS with you and that whenever you see the number 24, he is smiling at you from Heaven. May God, Jesus, and the Angels continue to comfort and guide you. Sending my love to you.

Many Blessings , I just now saw your commit. Thank you so much for your kind words . its been 4years and 8months sense I wrote that message we went to Medford as planned and the Lord so blessed us with such closure and so much happened to bring it about . We met awesome people of this small town . and I thought The Lord couldn't of chose a.better place for our son the of left this walk of Life and have gone on to be with Jesus . We know he is in such joy like never before. The testimony God gave us by visiting the site there would be to long to give but know this. It was so awesome.

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