Ghost Hunter Chasing "Ghost Train" Killed By Real One

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A 29-year-old amateur ghost hunter chasing a ghost train was killed by a real train near Statesville, North Carolina. It was in the same spot exactly 119 years after the fatal accident he was hoping would produce the ghoulish locomotive.

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Christopher Kaiser died on the scene of what was one of the worst train accidents in North Carolina history when, on August 27th, 1891 a passenger train jumped the tracks and plunged through a bridge.

Early this morning, at the same spot, Kaiser and a group of ghost hunters were walking the train trestle where the incident occurred when a real train made up of three locomotives rounded a bend. The group started to run for safety but Kaiser didn't make it. Two other ghost chasers were killed. (Hat tip to Worthless_Cos)

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[WIS-TV]

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