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(Source: Railway Track & Structures, February 12, 2024)

NTSB investigators have begun conducting observations and interviews regarding the fatality of a Ohio Central Railroad signal maintainer. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released preliminary information regarding an Ohio Central Railroad (owned by Genesee & Wyoming) employee fatality. On January 15, 2024, a signal maintainer for Ohio Central Railroad was found deceased by a Wheeling & Lake Erie freight train crew at around 5:30 a.m. on “the main track of the Columbus and Ohio River Railroad east of the New Rumley Road highway-railroad grade crossing.”

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