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Driver Tries To Block Train

March 25, 2000

WALBRIDGE, Ohio (AP) _ A man who watched two trains cross the road in front of him drove his car onto the tracks to stop a third slow-moving train, authorities said. Instead, it smacked into the vehicle.

Ronald Wolf, 58, wasn’t injured as the train pushed his car about 6 feet Thursday, State Highway Patrol Trooper Mike Samson said. He had waited 20 minutes for the first two trains before driving around other cars and the crossing gates.

``He said he got fed up and decided he’d had enough,″ Samson said.

Wolf was cited with failure to yield. Samson said he understood the frustration.

``On the way to the accident, I got stopped by a train,″ Samson said.

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