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Train conductor falls to his death in Grimes County

POSTED: Monday, December 19, 2011 - 5:29pm
UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 9:54am

NAVASOTA -- A train conductor is dead tonight after falling from a train in Grimes County.

Officials say the 41-year old had left the engine room to check fuel levels and as he was leaning over the edge of the rails he was struck by a crossbeam on the Navasota Bridge, throwing him fifty feet.

Officials found his body near Highway 105 along the Navasota River.

His name has not been released.
 

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