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Police to warn Mishawaka residents of railroad trespassing dangers

The outreach program aims to prevent injuries and death.

Posted on June 17, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. | Updated on June 17, 2013 at 4:37 p.m.

MISHAWAKA – Local law enforcement will join with the Norfolk Southern Railway Police to warn Mishawaka residents about the dangers of trespassing on railroad tracks and property.

They will visit residents and businesses between South Walnut Street and South Twyckenham Drive at 10 a.m., Tuesday, June 18, to raise awareness about railroad safety.

Officers will patrol the area the following day and issue trespassing citations.

According to a Norfolk Southern news release, two people were injured and two were killed while trespassing on Indiana railroad property during the first three months of 2013.

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