Norfolk Southern train workers get sick after passing through “mist”

Written by David C. Lester, Managing Editor
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David C. Lester

Norfolk, Va. station 13ABCNewsNow reports that a Norfolk Southern train crew, operating a train through Suffolk, Va., got sick after their train past through some sort of mist. Firefighters found two sick workers aboard a stopped NS train at Lake Meade Drive and Lake Cahoon Road around 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 28. Prior to the firefighters discovery of the train and workers, they had received reports of suspected hazardous materials in the area.

A member of the Virginia Department of Emergency Management Hazmat Team did not find any sign of the mist after visiting the location.

This event remains under investigation, and RT&S will continue to report on this story as events warrant.

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