Mother charged after 8-year-old girl killed by train
FRESNO, Calif. – Police arrested a California mother after a train dragged her 8-year-old daughter Monday, killing her. Joy Frances Collins, 44, has been charged with child neglect likely to cause great bodily injury or death and trespassing, according to Central Valley Today. Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said at a press conference Thursday that Collins, her 9-year-old son and 8-year-old daughter were trying to get to a bus stop around 6 p.m. when a mile-long train blocked their route.