NTSB_logo LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A federal investigator said Tuesday (Aug. 19) that a signal that would have given a final instruction to the crew of a railroad train involved in a fatal head-on collision was damaged in the accident but could still hold clues as to what happened.

Crews are hopeful they can recover data from the signal, which was alongside a Union Pacific track near Hoxie in northeastern Arkansas. Two railroad workers died in the accident Sunday morning and two others were injured.

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HOXIE, Ark. – Officials are investigating on the scene of a freight train collision in Lawrence County that claimed the lives of two individuals and injured two others.

At around 3 a.m. Sunday (Aug. 17), Arkansas State Police were notified of a collision between two Union Pacific freight trains in Hoxie, which is about 25 miles northwest of Jonesboro.

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