Norfolk Southern Train Conductor Dies After Being Struck By Dump Truck At Steel Facility

  • A Norfolk Southern train conductor was killed after being struck by a dump truck at an Ohio steel facility early Tuesday morning, the company said.
  • This is the most recent headline-making incident involving the railroad. One of the company’s trains carrying dangerous chemicals derailed in East Palestine, Ohio on Feb. 3. Another trainer derailed earlier this month.
  • On Tuesday, Louis Shuster, 46, was at the Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. steel facility around 1:30 a.m. when a truck with a load of limestone “collided with the front left side of the first train car,” a Cleveland Police spokesperson said. Shuster was outside the train when he was struck and later pronounced dead at the scene.
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