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Body Found At Kirk Yard

Unread postby GaryIndianaRailFan » Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:36 am

Someone told me a body was found cut in half at Kirk Yard this morning. Between the east tower and Buchanan Street. He works for CN and said tower ops sent his Forman photos of the body, which was allegedly cut clean in half. Right now he says it was not an employee. Any insider information?
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Re: Body Found At Kirk Yard

Unread postby GaryIndianaRailFan » Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:59 am

The body found was a CN employee. He was a signal department system system engineer.
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Re: Body Found At Kirk Yard

Unread postby trainjunkie47 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:55 pm

Nothing is online about this???
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Re: Body Found At Kirk Yard

Unread postby Standard Railfan » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:32 pm

An article on NWITimes reports that a 61 year old man died after being struck by a CN train. No indication the victim was a railroad employee.

https://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/man-dies-after-being-struck-by-train-in-railroad-yard/article_bc7f1d03-3645-5277-9450-f83e3363aabd.html
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Re: Body Found At Kirk Yard

Unread postby trainjunkie47 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:36 pm

Standard Railfan wrote:An article on NWITimes reports that a 61 year old man died after being struck by a CN train. No indication the victim was a railroad employee.

https://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/man-dies-after-being-struck-by-train-in-railroad-yard/article_bc7f1d03-3645-5277-9450-f83e3363aabd.html


Thank You. Not sure why that didn't come up when I searched?
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Re: Body Found At Kirk Yard

Unread postby GaryIndianaRailFan » Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:40 pm

I know someone who works at Kirk Yard. He said it was a senior signal engineer.
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Re: Body Found At Kirk Yard

Unread postby SD80MAC » Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:34 am

Apparently his death was intentional. Very sad day for everyone at CN.
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