Hahira train crossing may close

Hahira train crossing may close
A man was killed when his truck was hit by a train (Source: WALB)

HAHIRA, GA (WALB) - Tuesday evening, Hahira residents are giving the city council input on a request to close a railroad crossing in the center of the city.

Northfolk-Southern, the company that owns the railroad by Lawson Street, made the request, after a man was killed there earlier this month.

Northfolk-Southern wants the city to close that crossing to prevent other crashes from happening there.

They offered the City of Hahira $40,000 in incentives that would help fund additional downtown parking.

There is no word yet on when the council will vote on that proposal.

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