Automobile / Train crash kill mother and daughter in Virginia
Date: September 24, 2009
Location: Stuarts Draft, VA
Type: Train – Motor Vehicle Accident
81-year-old Alice Butler and daughter, 60-year-old, Glenda Poore both of Fishersville, VA were killed Wednesday.
Virginia State Police say a woman was trying to drive around two lowered railroad crossing arms when a train hit the vehicle, killing her and her daughter.
Witnesses told authorities the crossing arms were lowered and Butler failed to yield to the train.
The accident is being investigated.
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