A CSX locomotive passes a memorial Wednesday, March 8, 2017, near the site of Tuesday’s fatal train-bus wreck at the Main Street railroad crossing where four bus passengers died. A candlelight vigil is planned for Sunday.
A CSX locomotive passes a memorial Wednesday, March 8, 2017, near the site of Tuesday’s fatal train-bus wreck at the Main Street railroad crossing where four bus passengers died. A candlelight vigil is planned for Sunday. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com File
A CSX locomotive passes a memorial Wednesday, March 8, 2017, near the site of Tuesday’s fatal train-bus wreck at the Main Street railroad crossing where four bus passengers died. A candlelight vigil is planned for Sunday. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com File

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We published ‘Blood on the Tracks’ in 1995. People are still dying.

March 11, 2017 11:00 AM

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