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Police ID CSX worker struck, killed in rail yard accident

Police ID CSX worker struck, killed in rail yard accident
Posted at 12:50 PM, Apr 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-04-03 15:08:43-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- An investigation is underway after a CSX worker was struck and killed by a train early Wednesday morning.

Henrico police said the industrial accident happened around just before 3 a.m. at the ACCA train yard in the 2100 block of Westwood Avenue.

"An adult male was stuck by a train while at work and pronounced at the scene," Henrico Police spokesman Lieutenant Chris Eley wrote in a news release. "The incident is currently under investigation by the Henrico County Police Division, CSX Railroad Police, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and the National Transportation Safety Board."

Officials said Friday that 54-year-old Kevin Lee Eskew, of the 900 block of Jackson Drive in Williamsburg, was killed in the accident.

The NTSB is investigating the incident.