Train vs. Pedestrians

September 2, 2004 at 6:01 pm in Uncategorized

Leave it to Eric to cut to the chase on the 62nd person to get killed by a metro train.

That number sounds a lot worse than it is, and the people who like to use this as fodder to hold against Metro are really abusing the facts. These accidents are almost exclusively the result of people failing to obey the appropriate warning signals. Everyone thinks they can beat the train, but the truth is you really can’t. It’s really big, and it moves pretty fast.

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