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Railroad crossing at Fontaine and Highway 85 closed due to incident involving a train

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FOUNTAIN, Colo. (KRDO) -- A railroad crossing in Fountain has closed down following an incident involving a train.

According to the City of Fountain, the incident occurred at Fontaine and Highway 85. At 4:50 p.m., officials confirmed the incident was a fatal accident involving a train and a pedestrian.

Fountain police say the crossing will be closed for several hours. This is a developing story.

On July 15, there was a crash involving an SUV and a train at that same intersection.

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    1. By walking or sitting on the track, with your back to the approaching train, and are impaired enough.

  1. “officials confirmed the incident was a fatal accident involving a train and a pedestrian”
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    Pedestrians never fare well when colliding with a train.

  2. Seems there have been several train/ pedestrian accidents over the last few years. Usually one of our ” Urban Outdoorsmen” impaired by alcohol or drugs.

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