Table 2-15: Train Accident/Incident Injuries by Category of Person Injured: 2003

Table 2-15: Train Accident/Incident Injuries by Category of Person Injured: 2003

(Includes highway-rail crossing)

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State Worker on duty1 Passenger on train Trespasser Nontrespasser Other
Alabama 85 2 14 24 5
Alaska 36 5 2 0 0
Arizona 74 7 19 6 2
Arkansas 94 0 10 25 3
California 461 73 70 17 43
Colorado 94 4 3 8 10
Connecticut 106 8 2 8 3
Delaware 51 4 3 2 4
District of Columbia 68 1 2 4 4
Florida 125 27 34 29 38
Georgia 155 20 20 14 4
Hawaii 1 0 0 0 0
Idaho 57 0 1 3 2
Illinois 479 170 53 74 57
Indiana 147 2 17 26 4
Iowa 91 1 9 10 4
Kansas 93 1 5 29 11
Kentucky 100 1 9 19 4
Louisiana 111 5 14 38 3
Maine 22 0 4 1 0
Maryland 74 7 7 4 0
Massachusetts 156 6 6 7 9
Michigan 132 4 16 22 7
Minnesota 130 2 11 21 4
Mississippi 35 8 13 32 4
Missouri 128 8 15 27 13
Montana 59 2 1 6 3
Nebraska 135 0 6 8 9
Nevada 10 4 6 1 2
New Hampshire 3 0 0 0 0
New Jersey 285 59 17 67 11
New Mexico 35 5 7 5 2
New York 706 57 7 137 46
North Carolina 67 11 8 13 5
North Dakota 43 4 5 3 1
Ohio 198 4 27 31 10
Oklahoma 45 4 6 31 7
Oregon 60 9 5 10 7
Pennsylvania 388 47 11 19 10
Rhode Island 21 1 0 2 2
South Carolina 60 8 12 14 1
South Dakota 25 0 1 6 1
Tennessee 108 1 17 13 17
Texas 332 12 73 91 22
Utah 21 2 4 7 1
Vermont 17 0 1 1 0
Virginia 103 22 17 8 8
Washington 132 14 16 9 7
West Virginia 54 3 9 19 6
Wisconsin 131 4 5 27 1
Wyoming 63 0 1 1 10
United States, total 6,206 639 621 979 427

1 Includes railroad employee, contractor, and volunteer.

NOTE: As defined by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, a trespasser is any person on a part of railroad property used in railroad operations whose presence is prohibited, forbidden, or unlawful. Employees who are trespassing on railroad property are reported as trespassers. "Other" includes employees not on duty, nontrespassers off railroad property, and volunteers or contractors who are not engaged in either the operation of on-track equipment or any other safety-sensitive function for the railroad.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, Interim Railroad Safety Statistics Annual Report 2003, Washington, DC: 2004, table 3-5, available at http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/officeofsafety/ as of July 19, 2004.