- Associated Press - Friday, May 27, 2016

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) - A final Jamestown Police Department report on the collision of a train and a man in a wheelchair says the train’s engineer tried to avoid the crash.

KQDJ radio reports that the train’s engineer saw 60-year-old Dennis Schneider attempting to cross the tracks April 21 and hit the emergency brakes while sounding his warning horn.

The train slowed from 35 mph to 10 mph before it struck Schneider, whose wheelchair had become stuck in the tracks.

Schneider was taken to a Fargo hospital with undisclosed injuries and is now recovering at a Valley City hospital.


Information from: KQDJ, https://www.newsdakota.com/kqdj-1400am/



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