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The Crossing Gates Are There For A Reason, Dummy!

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Amtrak Wins Another One

A DIMWIT IN WAVERLY, VIRGINIA, couldn't wait and drove around the lowered crossing gates at a railroad crossing this morning (Thursday).  Just in time to say "hello" to an Amtrak passenger train traveling from Norfolk to Boston.

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Untron Drew is lucky to be alive after getting his car powdered in the resulting collision, but he was injured and was flown to a trauma center in Richmond.

The State Police say that alcohol was involved in the 5:15 am collision.  The train was traveling at 80 mph at the time of contact.  WTVR-TV Richmond has the details: .

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