Near Collisions with Train Results in DUI

By Mary Ann

According to, Sandra B. Cook was charged with a DUI after her car got stuck on railroad tracks.  Officers alerted a train headed in the direction of the car, which was able to stop 100 yards away.

Around 5 am on Saturday, an Ocala police officer saw the woman’s 2001 Honda stuck on the tracks and called for assistance as well as alerted the train.

Officers detected alcohol on the breath of the 23 year-old woman, who bartends in Salt Springs.  Cook failed the sobriety test and consented to a breathalyzer, where she blew .077 twice.