[News Script: Car train] Part: 1 of 2
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A Fort Worth and Denver railroad switchman was
almost to his job this afternoon, but he never
made it. The switchman was driving through the
Fort Worth and Denver yards on Ninth street in
East Fort Worth found his progress blocked by
an ice truck. He stopped, but could not back up
because of traffic behind him. A backing freight
train slammed into his car, knocking it off the
Police officer J. R. Arnold says the driver, 31-
year-old Jack Woods of 32-03 Knox, was not
seriously injured. Flagman James 0. Farmer says
he saw Woods' predicament and shouted to him to
get out of the car, but the driver stayed with it.
Woods was taken to St. Joseph's hospital for
treatment of minor injuries.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Car train], item, May 24, 1963; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc959201/m1/1/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.