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March 10, 2014

2 Chickasha men involved in train vs. car fatality


A man was killed after a train conducted by a Chickasha man struck his car early yesterday morning in Grant County. 

Cort Houston Daugherty (24) was pronounced dead at the scene after his Chevrolet Pickup Truck was hit by Union Pacific Train. 

An Oklahoma Highway Patrol Report states Daugherty was west bond on SH 11 while the train was heading northbound along tracks that cross the road. 

Daugherty failed to yield to the train, according to the report and was struck resulting in him being pinned in his vehicle for approximately five hours. 

The train was conducted by Chickasha resident Brent Cross. His passenger, Jeff Foshee, is also a Chickasha resident. 

Both men were unharmed.

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