Garner Police Department News Item

Garner Police Investigate Crash  - Saturday, October 05, 2013

For Immediate Release
Contact: Lt. Chris Clayton at 919-661-6980

On 10/4/13 at approximately 9:44 p.m. Garner Police responded to a report of a car crash involving an Amtrak train at the railroad crossing on Vandora Springs Rd.  The driver of the car, Robin Downes Mozafaripour, age 59, of Raleigh, was traveling east on Garner Rd. and turned right onto Vandora Springs Rd.  The driver ran off the road to the right and her vehicle got stuck on the railroad tracks.  The Amtrak train was westbound towards Raleigh and collided with the car stuck on the railroad tracks.  The driver died as a result of this crash and was the only occupant in the vehicle.  No injuries were reported on the train.  The vehicle was a 2012 Kia Soul. The wreck report (DMV-349) has not been completed.

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