October 23, 2014

UTU member dead in Nevada Amtrak-truck crash

Laurette Lee; Lee, Laurette; Conductor

FALLON, Nev. – An Amtrak conductor was killed and an assistant conductor seriously injured here June 24 when a tractor-trailer combination rammed the side of a double-deck passenger car of Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr in a fiery crash at a highway-rail grade crossing. The crash site is some 70 miles east of Reno. Lee Killed was [...]