NV: Officials say RV driver intentionally crashed into train

RENO, Nev. — Emergency crews were on the scene Monday of a train-versus-RV crash west of Reno. There were no fatalities. One person was taken to an area hospital, according to Robert Casos, battalion chief with the Reno Fire Department, the Reno Gazette Journal reported.

“It does appear to be an intentional act,” Casos said, noting the driver was the only person in the RV.

According to Reno Police Officer Travis Warren, the driver went around the crossing guard and was struck by the train, which was traveling east.

The full story and a video report can be found at the Reno Gazette Journal.

Greg Gerber

Greg Gerber

A journalist who has covered the recreation vehicle industry since January 2000, Greg Gerber founded RV Daily Report on April Fool's Day in 2009. He also serves as the editor of the publication and website. As an Eagle Scout, he has enjoyed camping for decades and has visited every state except Hawaii. A DODO -- Dad of Daughters Only -- to three young women, he has two grandchildren as well. He currently splits his time between Wisconsin, Texas and Arizona. Greg can be reached at editor@rvdailyreport.com.

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