CSX Worker Killed in Fostoria Yard

A CSX conducted was killed Sunday morning after a tree fell on his train during a shove move.

Details about the accident are sketchy, but an online report said it occurred at 7:38 a.m.

CSX confirmed in an email statement to The Blade of Toledo that the employee had been killed but did not elaborate on how it happened or name the worker.

The statement did say the death remained under investigation.

The Blade also said that local law enforcement agencies declined to provide information about the accident.

The online report indicated that the tree fell on the conductor, who was riding the rear car during the shove move in the yard. The tree reportedly impaled the worker.

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