CSX employee killed on the job

CSX employee killed on the job. Image: pixabay

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."

Depend on us to update you as this develops.

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