Train Kills Woman in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — A 31-year-old transient woman died after being hit by a train near downtown Eugene Thursday afternoon. Eugene police say at about 1:39 p.m., a Union Pacific train going westbound hit and killed a woman. Investigators say after talking to witnesses and the conductor, they are calling her death intentional. “There was a … Continue reading »

Union Pacific Train Derails

LE GRANDE, Ore. – Oregon State Police and Union Pacific Railroad officials responded to a train derailment Wednesday morning. Troopers say around 1:45 a.m. a Union Pacific train derailed on the tracks north of Highway 203 near Hot Lake. A total of 27 cars derailed, but not all overturned. OSP confirmed two of the train’s … Continue reading »