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Railroad Crossing to Close After Series of Accidents

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A memorial stands to serve as a reminder of those who have died at the Bashord-Hillsborough Streets railroad crossing.(WRAL-TV5 News)
RALEIGH — A Raleigh railroad crossing that has been the scene of a number of fatalities will close.

Four people have died and others have been injured at the crossing, which is located at the intersection of Bashford and Hillsborough Streets.

A memorial stands as a sobering reminder near the tracks.

The state plans to open a new access road off NC Highway 54 to replace the crossing.

The project could take up to a year.

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