Crews on scene of fatality accident involving train

Crews on scene of fatality accident involving train

Updated on Oct. 11 — OHP has identified the victim from Wednesday’s fatality accident involving a train.

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Christopher Capps Smith, 22, of Garland, TX. was pronounced dead at the scene by the Medical Examiner due to massive trauma.

The report says the train was northbound when Smith was standing on the tracks.

Original article

Emergency crews are on the scene of a fatality accident involving a pedestrian and train.

No specific details have been released at this time.

Guthrie News Page has learned one person has died.

The accident happened just before 3 p.m. near Beemer Road and Highway 77

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is investigating the case.

5 Responses to "Crews on scene of fatality accident involving train"

  1. Robin Briggs   October 10, 2018 at 2:37 pm

    Prayers

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  2. Belinda   October 12, 2018 at 1:45 am

    He was 22. He would have been 23 next month. I’m his big sister so yea I would know.

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  3. Belinda   October 12, 2018 at 1:47 am

    You also should have waited. Not all family has even been notified yet. I hope nobody found out this way…

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  4. Guthrie News Page   October 12, 2018 at 10:09 pm

    Sorry for your loss.

    OHP released this accident to the media and is when this was posted. The initial OHP report also had his middle name spelled wrong and age. They sent out a new media email today with his proper age and spelling of his name.

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  5. Belinda   October 22, 2018 at 5:26 pm

    I appreciate you fixing his age and name. I still don’t like that it was allowed to release his name before all close family members could be notified. There is a GoFundMe page set up to help us with the costs for his arrangements. If you would be willing to post that we would be very grateful. We are struggling to come up with the money, he did not have life insurance and this came at a time when our families are struggling financially.

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