Miranda Wood and her 13-year-old daughter, Starla, a student at Latta, re-enact their near-miss encounter with a train at a crossing on Simmons Road, CR 3540, west of Ada. A large bluff and trees obscured their view of a train approaching the crossing just as they arrived. Thanks to the alertness of the railroad worker, a blast from the train’s horn warned Wood to halt before an accident could occur. Wood said she wants the county to do something to improve safety at the crossing.
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Audio: How can we better prepare for tornadoes?
An NPR broadcast examines the question of how communities can better prepare for tornadoes like the one that struck Moore, Okla. on Monday. The broadcast features commentary from Michael Fitzgerald, who reported a five-part disaster series for the CNHI News Service.
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