3 killed in McComb train collision - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

3 killed in McComb train collision

By WLOX Staff

MCCOMB, MS (WLOX) - McComb Central Communications dispatched units to the Nehi Circle railroad crossing regarding a train hitting a vehicle Monday afternoon at 3:46 pm. McComb Police, McComb Fire and Rescue, Pike County Sheriffs Department and AAA Ambulance service responded. 

When McComb PD arrived, the initial investigation determined that an Amtrak passenger train struck a 2002 Nissan Altima that appeared to be traveling west bound on Nehi Circle. It was also determined that three people were dead on the scene. 

A fourth person, a 17-year-old black male, was found conscious and somewhat alert and was transported by AAA Ambulance to Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center Emergency Room. 

The three deceased were a 17-year-old black female, a 12-year-old black male and a 2-year-old black female. All four occupants were ejected from the vehicle during impact. 

The McComb Police Department is not releasing any information regarding the victims of this tragic accident due to their ages. 

The City of New Orleans Amtrak passenger train personnel reported no injuries to the crew or to any passenger aboard the train. The Amtrak passenger train received minimal damage and was allowed to continue north on its route after documentation was made for report purposes. 

Personnel from the CN Railroad and Amtrak made the determination for the City of New Orleans passenger train to continue north bound based on their rules and regulations.

This collision is still under investigation.

©2009 WLOX. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

  • NEWSMore>>

  • Offering solutions to make spring break weekend more welcoming

    Offering solutions to make spring break weekend more welcoming

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-04-20 03:04:17 GMT
    The City of Biloxi estimated around 30,000 visitors came to the city for spring break weekend in 2018. (Photo source: WLOX)The City of Biloxi estimated around 30,000 visitors came to the city for spring break weekend in 2018. (Photo source: WLOX)
    The City of Biloxi estimated around 30,000 visitors came to the city for spring break weekend in 2018. (Photo source: WLOX)The City of Biloxi estimated around 30,000 visitors came to the city for spring break weekend in 2018. (Photo source: WLOX)

    Many gathered at a community meeting to think of ways to make spring break weekend more welcoming on Thursday.

    More >>

    Many gathered at a community meeting to think of ways to make spring break weekend more welcoming on Thursday.

    More >>
  • Pascagoula Mayor says DOD or Congress should include funding for city when awarding contracts

    Pascagoula Mayor says DOD or Congress should include funding for city when awarding contracts

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:50:46 GMT
    The sign heading in to Pascagoula. (Photo source: WLOX)The sign heading in to Pascagoula. (Photo source: WLOX)

    Pascagoula Mayor Dane Maxwell is in our nation's capital this week meeting with department heads. He said he thinks the Department of Defense or Congress should foot the bill for Pascagoula's aging infrastructure and some public departments.

    More >>

    Pascagoula Mayor Dane Maxwell is in our nation's capital this week meeting with department heads. He said he thinks the Department of Defense or Congress should foot the bill for Pascagoula's aging infrastructure and some public departments.

    More >>
  • Man killed in Pearl River County car crash

    Man killed in Pearl River County car crash

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:49 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:49:13 GMT
    Officials say the victim was a 71-year-old man from Moundville, Alabama. (Photo Source: File)Officials say the victim was a 71-year-old man from Moundville, Alabama. (Photo Source: File)
    Officials say the victim was a 71-year-old man from Mandeville, Alabama. (Photo Source: File)Officials say the victim was a 71-year-old man from Mandeville, Alabama. (Photo Source: File)
    A man was pronounced dead after a single car accident in Pearl River County.  On April 19, Mississippi Highway Patrol investigated a fatal crash on I-59 around 7:30 p.m.  The victim was identified as a 71-year-old male from Moundville, AL. He was reportedly traveling north on I-59 in a 2003 Toyota Tundra. Officials say the Toyota went off of the right side of the road, overturned and collided with trees. The driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the ...More >>
    A man was pronounced dead after a single car accident in Pearl River County.  On April 19, Mississippi Highway Patrol investigated a fatal crash on I-59 around 7:30 p.m.  The victim was identified as a 71-year-old male from Moundville, AL. He was reportedly traveling north on I-59 in a 2003 Toyota Tundra. Officials say the Toyota went off of the right side of the road, overturned and collided with trees. The driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the ...More >>
Powered by Frankly