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ONE PERSON DEAD IN RAIL CAR ACCIDENT (UPDATE)

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ONE PERSON IS DEAD FOLLOWING A RAIL CAR ACCIDENT AT SIOUX CITY’S BIG SOO TERMINAL.

EMERGENCY RESPONDERS WERE SENT TO THE TERMINAL LOCATED AT 4101 HARBOR DRIVE AROUND 11:45 WEDNESDAY MORNING.

AUTHORITIES SAY THE MALE VICTIM WAS APPARENTLY RUN OVER BY A RAIL CAR AT THE TERMINAL AND DIED FROM INJURIES SUSTAINED IN THE ACCIDENT.

POLICE SAY THE VICTIM WAS ATTEMPTING TO DO A ROUTINE SWITCH OPERATION ON THE TRACK WHEN THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED.

THE VICTIM’S NAME HAS NOT BEEN RELEASED PENDING NOTIFICATION OF NEXT OF KIN.

Photos courtesy KMEG