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Commentary, sarcasm and snide remarks from a Florida resident of over thirty years. Being a glutton for punishment is a requirement for residency here. Who am I? I've been called a moonbat by Michelle Malkin, a Right Wing Nut by Daily Kos, and middle of the road by Florida blog State of Sunshine. Tell me what you think.

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Florida the rules are different here Chapter CXLV

In Florida there are many types of accidents involving either trains or cars. Here's a new one, a Amtrak train-forklift collision. Never heard of that one before. Don't you just love the Sunshine State?

Note- My condolences to the family of the forklift operator.

Linked to- Bullwinkle, Conservative Thoughts, Outside the Beltway, Perri Nelson,

INDIANTOWN, Fla. -- Authorities said a man died after a New York-bound Amtrak train collided with a forklift in Palm Beach County.

According to police, a worker operating a Bobcat forklift near the intersection of Beeline Highway and Indiantown Road was struck by the train around 11:15 a.m., launching the equipment and operator into the air.

The forklift operator was found dead a few minutes after the impact, WPBF News 25 reported. Police said none of the 192 passengers or crew on the train, which was headed from Miami to New York City, were injured.


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