• Japanese train hits Garbage truck, killing driver.

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  by David Benton
 
"Driver of Keikyu train says he used emergency brakes but couldn't avoid fatal collision"
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2019/ ... XRRl94zZEZ

locked Trainsmag article I got the link from .
http://trn.trains.com/news/news-wire/20 ... -on-tracks

It appears the advanced warning system prevented any serious injuries on the train , by allowing the "Driver"(articles description) to apply emergency brakes in advance.