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Police ID Va. Man Killed by Train

June 11, 2010

Police have identified a CSX employee who was hit and killed by a train as he was inspecting another train in a rail yard in Hanover County.

Hanover sheriff's Capt. Michael J. Trice says a northbound train hit 54-year-old Marshall W. Conner of Spring Grove on Thursday as he walked in a narrow lane alongside a parked train and inspected its brakes.

Trice says the northbound train blew its horn as it traveled through the rail yard. The 37-car train was hauling orange juice to Philadelphia when the accident occurred.


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