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How Could Someone Fall From a Train?
How could someone fall from a moving train?
A woman fell from a moving train going about 50 miles an hour into a wooded area in Southeast Missouri when she was traveling from Chicago to San Antonio. She was discovered walking the tracks by local residents. Amtrack employees said she probably fell from a window of an emergency exit door because they had discovered it had been opened. The woman, around 75-80 years old, was flow to a St. Louis hospital for a broken leg.
So, the issue at hand is that someone was able to exit a train moving at a high rate of speed, causing one to question “Are there no safety parameters in place to keep this from happening?”