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UP track inspector dies in hi-rail accident

Posted By rob On August 28, 2011 @ 3:00 am In News,Recent Updates | Comments Disabled

ABILENE, Kans. – A unidentified Union Pacific employee, operating a hi-rail vehicle, was killed in an accident here with a SUV at a highway-rail grade crossing, reports KAKE television news.

KAKE reported the UP employee was driving the hi-rail vehicle westbound while inspecting track when it was struck at the crossing by the SUV. The SUV driver was hospitalized with unreported injuries.


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