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Two Dead in Train Crash near Highway 65 and Dairy Road [Yuba County, CA]

Two Dead in Train Crash near Highway 65 and Dairy Road [Yuba County, CA]
Two Dead in Train Crash near Highway 65 and Dairy Road [Yuba County, CA]

Driver, Passenger in Pickup Killed in Yuba County Train Crash near Highway 65 and Dairy Road

YUBA COUNTY, CA (September 7, 2022) — A driver and a passenger of a pickup truck died after a train crash near Highway 65 and Dairy Road on Sunday afternoon, August 21.

The fatal collision happened on a private roadway located in a rural stretch between Wheatland and Olivehurst around 1:00 p.m., based on a news release from the California Highway Patrol’s Yuba-Sutter office.

Authorities said a black 2003 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling east on the private roadway when it tried to cross a railway track, which had a running train heading north.

The engineer of the approaching locomotive used the horn “numerous times” to alert the Chevrolet driver but to no avail. The train then slammed into the right side of the vehicle.

The driver and a 39-year-old male passenger were pronounced dead at the scene. There is still no information about their identities.

The circumstances behind the crash and the factors surrounding it remain unavailable at this time as investigation continues.

Our sympathies to the loved ones of the victims.

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