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BNSF officials identify worker killed in railyard accident

MINNEAPOLIS -- Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad officials have identified a worker who was killed in a railyard accident. BNSF spokesman Steve Forsberg said Sam W. Lundy, 44, had worked for the railway for 17 years. Lundy worked in switching...

MINNEAPOLIS -- Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad officials have identified a worker who was killed in a railyard accident.

BNSF spokesman Steve Forsberg said Sam W. Lundy, 44, had worked for the railway for 17 years. Lundy worked in switching operations. He is survived by a wife and three children.

Railroad spokeswoman Sue Ann Lundsberg said Lundy was riding on a car that left the tracks and pinned him against a building. Lundy died at the scene.

Forsberg said it's unclear what caused the car to derail.

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