TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Train hits car in Dravosburg

Daily Photo Galleries

By Margaret Harding
Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, 9:28 a.m.
 

No one was hurt when a train crashed into a car in Dravosburg Monday morning.

A woman in her 70s was driving Route 837 from Dravosburg toward Duquesne when she went off the road and onto the tracks at the Boswell Oil railroad crossing about 4:30 a.m., McKeesport police Detective Sgt. James Reed said.

The woman called 911 and heard a train horn while she was on the phone with the dispatcher, who told her to get out of the car, Reed said. She escaped uninjured.

The Norfolk Southern train couldn't stop in time and hit the car, Reed said. Police reopened the road about 6:15 a.m.

Margaret Harding is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. She can be reached at 412-380-8519 or mharding@tribweb.com.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Reagan shooter Hinckley closer to permanent freedom
  2. Fights reported, shots fired outside Monroeville Mall restaurant
  3. Steelers won’t be backed into a corner at NFL Draft
  4. Crosby’s 2 goals lift Penguins past Rangers, even series
  5. Marte jump-starts Pirates in win over Brewers
  6. Use of multiple contractors could leave oil, gas operators open to hackers
  7. Penguins’ Martin a marked man in series with Rangers
  8. Pirates notebook: Is it time for Kang to head to Indy?
  9. Starkey: Taylor’s type fading away
  10. Coming off hill revives Seton Hill University, downtown Greensburg
  11. Governor Wolf’s outreach to lawmakers contrasts with Corbett’s style