Three Pennsylvania girls were caught walking across a railroad bridge as a freight train was bearing down on them.
Three teenagers were walking along a railroad bridge when a train came, causing all of them to instantly react.
The 15-year-old girl was hit and killed. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner identified her as Julianna Gennaro.
A 17-year-old girl reportedly jumped out of the way and hung onto the side of the bridge. Police tell KDKA the girl was pulled to safety by a nearby construction worker doing some paving work. The girl was hospitalized with a leg injury.
Police said a third teen who was on the bridge simply laid down on the tracks as the train rolled over — and remarkably survived unharmed.
True story. In the early 90’s, my friends and I were at a party at Swarthmore College – our friend went there. By midnight most of us were very drunk, and three of my friends decided to go for a walk. It was dark, and the area was wooded, and they found themselves walking on a freight line. They got to a bridge and decided to cross.
Halfway through they saw a bright light. One friend said, “What’s that?” Another said, “TRAIN!” The idiots ran for their lives and made it to the other side just as the train caught up with them.
The morale of the story is humans are stupid.