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Feud over closed rail crossings goes to court Wednesday

3 years 10 months 3 weeks ago July 02, 2013 Jul 2, 2013 Tuesday, July 02 2013 July 02, 2013 9:44 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Trey Schmaltz

AMITE- Wednesday, the state will face-off with people upset some railroad crossings were closed in Tangipahoa Parish.

A hearing is set for the crossings that were shuttered and destroyed in Independence, Velma, and Tangipahoa two weeks ago. Multiple people have died when vehicles collided with trains on the crossings.

People said the crossings were closed in a "sneak attack."

Leaders will ask a judge to force the state to re-open the crossings.
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