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Locomotive engineer Robert Brooks Woodward, Sr., 41 years old at the time of his death, was a member of BLE Division 14 in Washington, D.C. He was killed in the derailment of Amtrak Silver Meteor train #87 following a collision with an intermodal trailer from CSX train #176 near Selma, N.C., on May 16, 1994. Brother Woodward had been employed with Amtrak since May 1, 1986.