The family of a man hit and killed by a MetroRail train last year in North Austin is suing Capital Metro, saying that the train should have stopped faster and the agency didn’t warn drivers that vehicles could get stuck on the crossing.
Jeremy Barta, 32, was killed and his two sons seriously injured on April 30, 2012, after a MetroRail train struck his sedan at a dirt and gravel drive just south of Scofield Ridge Parkway and MoPac Boulevard (Loop 1).
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