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Rail yard worker suffers severe arm injury at NS yard in New York

(Source: Television station WGRZ, October 20, 2021)

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. — A rail worker suffered a severe arm injury Wednesday morning while working at the Norfolk Southern Railway off Kennedy Road in Cheektowaga. Police say a train was heading west when it hit the man from behind, turning him around and causing his arm to get caught. A tourniquet was applied and the victim, whose name was not released, was taken to the hospital. His condition is currently unknown.

Full story: WGRZ

Thursday, October 21, 2021

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