Two Dead in Clay County Train-Vehicle Collision: Authorities Trying to ID Victims

Investigators said on November 1 that they were still trying to find the identity of two people who died in a Clay County train-vehicle collision.

The crash occurred on October 24, around 4:30 p.m. According to the preliminary crash report from the county sheriff’s office, a car identified as a Chevrolet 2012 was headed northwest on Clay County 181. Authorities further added that the Chevrolet failed to yield the train that was oncoming northbound and struck it. According to the report, the vehicle was pushed north, down the track by the train, and after the train came to a stop a fire erupted in the vehicle engulfing it with flames. 

Clay County Coroner Jerrod Lowe said that due to the devastating circumstances of the death, the two deceased were sent to the state Crime Laboratory for identification using DNA.

The conditions at the time of the Clay County train-vehicle collision were clear, as described by deputies.   

As a result of car crashes in Arkansas at least 530 people have been killed so far in 2021, according to preliminary reports. If you or your loved ones suffered such an unfortunate accident, know your legal rights with the help of an Arkansas car accident lawyer. We will help you in building a strong case and attaining successful outcomes. We aim to obtain the maximum compensation you deserve.

Source: https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2021/nov/01/two-killed-after-vehicle-was-struck-train-clay-cou/

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