“Three Killed and One Injured in Oregon Train Crash: Victims Identified”

By | August 4, 2023



Three people were killed and one person was injured in a train-car collision in Gervais, Oregon. The driver of the car failed to obey a traffic control device near the railroad tracks. The victims have been identified as Catarino Hernandez Guzman, Francisco Lopez, and Jesus Carrera Avendano. Alcohol or drugs were not involved in the crash. MyNorthwest.com reported

According to law enforcement officials, a tragic incident occurred in Gervais, Oregon, where a Union Pacific freight train collided with a car, resulting in three fatalities and one person sustaining injuries. The collision took place in the evening when a 2002 Honda attempted to cross the railroad tracks while traveling west on a farm access road. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office stated that the driver failed to adhere to a traffic control device near the tracks. The individuals who lost their lives in the incident have been identified as Catarino Hernandez Guzman, aged 31; Francisco Lopez, aged 33; and Jesus Carrera Avendano, aged 22. A 26-year-old passenger, Anselmo Caballero Herrera, was airlifted to a hospital. The sheriff’s office confirmed that neither alcohol nor drugs played a role in the crash..