6 arrested for hopping CSX train; luckier than some trespassers

03/27/2013 | Columbia County News-Times (Evans, Ga.), The

CSX police arrested six "modern-day" hobos who had hopped a train that was on its way to Savannah, Ga., from Atlanta. The trespassers are in jail awaiting their April 23 court date. While some say the arrests were an over-reaction, this editorial points out the fact that we are a litigious society and that "442 pedestrians were killed on train property last year alone" -- highlighting the dangers of trespassing.

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Columbia County News-Times (Evans, Ga.), The