Approximately 20-30 coal cars were involved. According to Red Oak Police, the accident happened at 2:23 on Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of N. Eastern Avenue and E. Corning Street. Red Oak, Iowa: Red Oak is a city in, and the county seat of, Montgomery County, Iowa, United States, located along the East Nishnabotna River. IOWA FLOODS DERAIL AMTRAK TRAIN; WOMAN DEAD AND 16 PEOPLE HURT.

The Montgomery County Communications Center received a call from Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) reporting a coal train derailment just after 4 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the area of D Ave west of Red Oak. It was about 6:45 a.m. that Margo Leibert awoke to a loud "boom." Deputies of the Montgomery County and Mills County Sheriffs Office responded and located the derailment under the Boxelder Avenue bridge. The New York Times Archives. AP. The crash caused the derailment of two locomotives and 12 cars. The engineer and conductor in the lead locomotive of the coal train were killed. On April 27, 2011, a BNSF coal train collided with the rear of a standing BNSF maintenance train near Red Oak, Iowa. M. E. Church, Red Oak, Iowa 1920s. “Once again, this investigation draws attention to the dangers of human fatigue,” said NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman. Tom Robinson. The population was 5,742 in the 2010 census, a decline from the 6,197 population in 2000. March 26, 2020 06:24 am (Red Oak) A Montgomery County woman faces charges following a single-vehicle crash in Red Oak. Burlington Northern Santa Fe reported the derailment shortly after 4 a.m. this (Wednesday) morning, near D Avenue west of Red Oak, under the Boxelder Ave bridge.

Atlantic, IA, USA / Western Iowa Today 96.5 KSOM KS 95.7. Red Oak, IA — A collision involving two BNSF trains in Southwest Iowa killed two railroad workers. MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Iowa- Crews spent the day today cleaning up after an early morning coal train derailment near Red Oak, Iowa. Approximately 20-30 coal cars were involved. BNSF: Iowa Train Crash Kills Two - posted in Freight Railroads: WOWT-TV, Omaha, NE, 4/17: Iowa Train Crash Kills Two Derailment between Emerson and Red Oak A collision between two freight trains just outside of Red Oak, Iowa left two workers dead Sunday morning. The fatal train collision occurred at 7 a.m., Sunday, April 17, 2011, in McPherson, about five miles west of Red Oak, reported the Omaha World Herald. History.