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Train track driving ends in Rathdrum death

Mon., Aug. 15, 2011, 10:05 a.m.

A 33-year-old Rathdrum man was killed on Sunday while trying to drive across BNSF Railroad tracks in Rathdrum.

Henry John Parent Jr. died after his 1992 GMC was struck by a westbound train.

The incident about 8:20 a.m. occurred near the intersection of state highways 41 and 53.

Rathdrum Police Chief Kevin Fuhr said that Parent was accompanied by a friend in another vehicle, but that person was not hit.


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