Teen Struck And Killed By Train In Riverdale Area

Shocking!

CBS Baltimore

BOWIE, Md. (AP) — Prince George’s County police say a Bowie teenager wearing headphones has been struck and killed by a train in the Riverdale area.

Cpl. Clinton Copeland says Mary C. Gaffney, 17, apparently did not notice an oncoming CSX freight train while walking on the tracks in the 6100-block of Lafayette Avenue late Wednesday. Copeland says the train hit the teen and she was pronounced dead at a hospital early Thursday.

Copeland says it remains unclear why she was on the tracks. He says investigators believe the crash was accidental.

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Vitt Expecting Brees To Be In Camp

Amazing!

CBS Houston

METAIRIE, La. (AP) – Saints assistant head coach Joe Vitt and Drew Brees have spoken about preparations for training camp, and Vitt said he expects the star quarterback to be back with the team by then.

When asked why he’s confident Brees will be back from his contract holdout, Vitt cracked, “what else is he going to do? He can’t sing or dance.”

New Orleans general manager Mickey Loomis has said his top priority is to come up with a contract that satisfies Brees, but that the club has to be careful to avoid rushing into a deal that will affect team significantly for years to come.

The Saints have placed a one-year franchise tag on Brees, which prevents him from negotiating with other clubs. However, Brees, whose last six-year deal expired after last season, is holding out for a new multi-year contract that will make him among the NFL’s…

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