About 11:52 p.m. on February 4, 1976, Penn Central freight train NY-12 collided head-on with freight train BM-7 near Pettisville, Ohio. The 3 locomotive units and 21 cars of train NY-12, and the 4 locomotive units and 4 cars of train BM-7 were derailed. One locomotive unit of each train was destroyed and the derailed cars were heavily damaged. The two crewmembers in the lead locomotive of both trains were killed and one crewmember on each train was injured as a result of the collision. The estimated cost of damages was $1,165,000.