Train Warning Was 10 Seconds Late in Texas Crash

Alert designed to sound 10 seconds earlier

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 29, 2012 1:03 AM CST

(Newser) – The railroad crossing where four veterans were killed this month should have given a 30-second warning of an approaching train, the Wall Street Journal finds. Instead, it gave just 20 seconds' notice, via bells and flashing lights, investigators say. Seven seconds after the lights began ...   Read full story »

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