- Posted October 13, 2013 by
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Carnival Ends in Tragedy
Authorities allowed his remains to stay in the vicinity for a long time according to witnesses. Emergency crews responded but there was little they could do.
One individual on Facebook responded after the events, "The more and more I think about what happened today... I gotta ask myself....why would the city have a carnival meant for kids so close to rail road tracks?"
Indeed, why would city authorities allow a chili cookoff so close to the railroad tracks where children and pedestrians could be endangered?