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Arms will be installed at the railroad crossing on County Road 1 near Highway 12 in Pennock. The crossing has been the site of numerous accidents over the past year and a half. Officials are hoping the more than $71,000 project will make the crossing safer for pedestrians and motorists. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

3 accidents in 18 months lead to action at Pennock crossing

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PENNOCK -- In the past 18 months, there have been three car-train collisions at a railroad crossing in Pennock.

A resolution signed Tuesday by the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners to participate in financing to install crossing arms could prevent more accidents from happening there in the future.


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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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