Friday, June 06, 2014

Justin Swanson, Age 27, Killed By Train Near Elon University In North Carolina

There was an accident yesterday near Gilliam Road that took the life of a young man named Justin Lamar Swanson. He was 27-years-old. Around 2pm, police received a call that a pedestrian had been hit by a train near the Phoenix Arms Apartments in Elon, North Carolina. The train was operated by Piedmont and carried passengers between Raleigh and Charlotte. On May 20th, another person was hit and killed by a train in Elon. Michael Cornelius Sims, age 22, lost his life at Church Street and Trollinger Avenue. Thursday's fatal train v. pedestrian accident remains under investigation.

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