One Killed, Three Injured in DART Train Crash in Richardson, TX

January 3, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Train
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Richardson Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Train
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), undisclosed injuries (1), minor injuries (2)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Vehicle was struck by train after trying to go around crossing arms

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash involving a DART train that killed one person and injured three others in Richardson, TX on January 3rd, 2019. Officials say the accident occurred when a vehicle allegedly attempted to pass crossing arms at a train track. The vehicle was struck by an oncoming DART train, killing one person in the vehicle and injuring another. A passenger on the train was treated for minor injuries and another was hospitalized.

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