State Patrol names driver who caused Swanton train derailment


SWANTON, Ohio (WTVG) - Troopers from the Toledo Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol have identified the driver of the vehicle that caused the Swanton train derailment last Thursday.

They announced Wednesday that the 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe was operated by Logan Paige Guess of Delta, Ohio.

The Patrol continues to investigate a crash between a train and an SUV on Main Street, north of US 20A, in the Village of Swanton, Fulton County.

On June 6, around approximately 10:17 p.m., a train traveling west struck a Chevy Tahoe left abandoned on the tracks which derailed fifteen train cars and damaged five other parked passenger cars struck by debris from the initial crash.

No injuries were reported in the crash.

No charges have been filed, though alcohol is suspected in the crash.