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Locomotive engineer J.L. Plunk, 55 years old at the time of his death, was a member of BLE Division 23 in Southaven, Miss. He was killed in a head-on collision involving Illinois Central trains BRME-25 and MENL-26 near Flora, Miss., on February 26, 1994. He had been employed with Illinois Central Railroad since October 1, 1992.