SUV vs. Train Accident in Makanda Under Investigation

SUV vs. Train Accident in Makanda Under Investigation

Jackson Co. – A wreck involving a vehicle and a train that happened Friday in Jackson County is under investigation. According to a release from the Jackson Co. Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened at around 5:50 Friday evening in downtown Makanda when a vehicle being driven by 61-year-old Julie Walker came to a stop at an activated railroad crossing. As the train passed the vehicle began moving forward, crossing the gates and striking the train. Walker was uninjured.

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