Keyser, West Virginia (WV) Man Killed When Train Hits His Stuck Scooter | Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

According to The Associated Press, 67-year-old Floyd Kenneth Wilt was killed when his scooter was struck by a freight train.  The accident happened on September 8, 2009.  Wilt’s scooter was stuck between the rails and the asphalt.  The engineer tried to stop when he saw Wilt stuck on the tracks but was unable to halt the train.  Crossing gates were down at the time of the crash, but police do not know how long Wilt had been stuck on the rails.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Wilt family.

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