Grinnell Student SURVIVES Horrific Train Accident

On Thursday March 18, the College sent a campus-wide e-mail informing students that Darwin Manning '13 was injured while attempting to board a train running through campus. Students dispersed for Spring Break filled with uncertainty about Manning's condition.

Kane Balser '13 and Manning were filming a movie for the upcoming Titular Head Film Festival. Manning jumped on the train after watching Balser jump on and off the train successfully, according to Manning. Even though Manning landed on the railway car with ease, he began to lose his balance.

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