Industrial accident kills Amtrak worker in Chicago

Written by David C. Lester, Editor-in-Chief
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Amtrak’s Empire Builder derailed on Saturday, Sept. 25. (Westbound Amtrak Crescent pictured)
David C. Lester

CBS Chicago 2 reports that an industrial accident on Saturday night killed an Amtrak mechanical worker at the company’s yard on 1600 S. Lumber St.

The cause or nature of the accident is not known at this time, but the unidentified worker died of multiple blunt force injuries, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

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