Family members of most seriously injured train accident victim want answers

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HALIFAX, N.C. — The family of the most seriously injured victim in Monday’s Amtrak crash in Halifax County wants answers.

Mary Kramer, 85, was in Raleigh looking for a new place to live. She was on her way back home to Delaware when the crash happened.

“There’s nothing in place to stop this? Just a sign with a phone number, that actually either nobody made that call or somebody made that call and nobody answered that call, which one is it,” said Mary’s son, Raymond Kramer.

Raymond Kramer is asking the question that no one has answered yet: Did anyone call the number posted at the intersection when a 164-foot-long tractor-trailer – with a North Carolina Highway Patrol escort – couldn’t get across the tracks?

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