Train vs. pedestrian fatality reported in Montgomery County Friday evening
October 19th, 2012 by Ric Hanson
The Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency late Friday night, reported that an accident involving a train and a pedestrian had claimed the life of a teenaged Caucasian female. Emergency Management Coordinator Brian Hamman said at around 5:24-p.m., the Montgomery County Communications Center received a call from Burlington Northern Santa Fe reporting a train versus pedestrian accident at the Halland Ave railroad crossing on the southern edge of Stanton. Crews arriving on scene determined the teen had been fatally struck by a BNSF freight train just east of the railroad crossing. As of late Friday night, the name of the female is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.