Fatal Train Accident, Miracle Survival on Turnpike Top Regional News
Three sought in grocery store thefts, high school student seriously hurt in crash also make headlines.
The 20-year-old victim was trying to hop a fence separating the two tracks on Thursday evening when he was struck by a westbound train.
The senior at the regional Catholic high school in Upper Providence Township was on her way home through Limerick Township when she was involved in a head-on collision.
A Lansdale Borough Police officer fired in June 2010 for failing to appear at a preliminary hearing — and allegedly lying during Loudermill hearings with borough police officials and administrators as to why he missed the hearing — had his job reinstated by a Montgomery County Common Pleas Court judge in January. The borough is appealing.
A car traveling along the Pennsylvania Turnpike lost control and ended up falling 65 feet below, landing square in the middle of railroad tracks in West Conshohocken. The driver sustained only minor injuries.
The three women are seen on store surveillance camera footage.