N.M. police car demolished by train


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VALENCIA COUNTY, N.M. — Two state police officers narrowly escaped being hit by a train after their car got stuck on the tracks.

A New Mexico state policeman and another volunteer officer had driven down State Road 6 in

A PoliceOne member and one of the officers involved in the incident sent P1 staff this image captured by his cell phone camera after the unit was destroyed. (Photo courtesy of Michael Kessler)
A PoliceOne member and one of the officers involved in the incident sent P1 staff this image captured by his cell phone camera after the unit was destroyed. (Photo courtesy of Michael Kessler)

Valencia County early Saturday morning, after receiving a call about a house party.

The area was rural and deeply rutted and the officers' car got stuck right on top of the train tracks, with a train on the way.  The officers tried to push the car off the tracks when they were warned of an incoming train.

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