CSX employee killed on the job
A spokesperson for CSX Transportation confirms that one employee has died after being struck by a train.
CSX says it happened at a rail yard in Wauhatchie, Tennessee.
CSX employee Allen Lowe is identified as the victim.
CSX says Lowe was a valued member of the team for 24 years.
He leaves behind two children.
The incident is being investigated.
CSX emailed this statement: "Safety is CSX’s highest priority and our goal is for every employee to return home safely. Losing a fellow railroader is difficult for everyone at CSX, and we will conduct a thorough investigation to understand the cause of this incident."
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