The car, driven by a 24-year-old Seattle woman, got stuck about 11:30 p.m. on the tracks at the Dayton Street crossing. The woman and three passengers saw the northbound train coming and were able to get out of the car before it was hit, according to Sgt. Mark Marsh of the Edmonds Police Department.
The train pushed the car all the way north to the Main Street crossing by the ferry dock, Marsh said -- a distance of roughly a quarter-mile. The incident is being investigated by Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway.
The woman and the passengers were leaving a wedding reception in the area. The driver was released at the scene pending possible charges, Marsh said.
More Local News Headlines
Objection delays release of records in school shootings Victims’ families want full account of shootings, lawyer says ‘Unprecedented’ wind storm: 23K in county still without power Cost overruns, location, parking needs put courthouse on hold Clarence Robertson volunteered for 56 years as a reserve deputy Evergreen State Fair Judging results 5-story building in Mill Creek would include affordable housing Island County undersheriff resigning to care for his children
Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.