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Railroad Safety A concern For Labor Day weekend

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YAKIMA, Wash.-- This Labor Day weekend will bring more people into the downtown area to enjoy their day off from work, but that means more people driving and walking across the railroad tracks in Yakima.

Officials at Union Pacific Railroad said to use caution when walking across tracks.

They said to always expect a train is coming and wait for trains to pass...don't cross before an oncoming train.

They also said driver should make sure they have enough room when driving and to not get stuck on the tracks when there is traffic.

Yakima has freight trains running through the city regularly.

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