Torts Keyed to Prosser
Pokora v. Wabash Railway Co.
ProfessorMelissa A. Hale
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The Plaintiff’s truck was hit by an oncoming train at a railroad crossing. The crossing consisted of four tracks. To the north, boxcars blocked the field of vision and the Plaintiff stopped his truck before continuing forward. He proceeded slowly, looking and listening for a whistle or a bell. Hearing none, the Plaintiff pulled ahead to the main track where his vehicle was struck by a passenger train.
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