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Locomotive engineer Debbie Dickerson, 42 years old at the time of her death, was a member of BLE Division 114 in Waterloo, Iowa. She joined the BLE on April 1, 1989, and was employed by the Illinois Central Railroad. She was killed after being struck by a train while walking in the rail yard at Hawthorne, Illinois, on October 26, 1998.