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Locomotive engineer, Ricky M. Orr, 43 years old at the time of his death, was a member of BLE Division 97 in Baltimore, Md. He was killed in a side swipe collision involving an Amtrak train and a MARC commuter train in Silver Spring, Md., on February 16, 1996. Brother Orr began working on the railroad in 1970, and had earned promotion to locomotive engineer on July 1, 1974.