August 1, 2014

LIRR UTU member killed on job

DeCeck, Russell; Russell DeCeck

Long Island Rail Road car inspector Russell DeCeck, 48, a member of Local 722, Babylon, N.Y., was killed Sunday, Aug. 14, when he reportedly came in contact with the third rail while working at the carrier’s Babylon yard in West Islip, N.Y.  DeCeck, of Coram, N.Y., had 28 years of service. He joined the UTU in [...]