Man dies at western Nebraska railroad yard

September 17, 2018

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 42-year-old man died after an incident at Union Pacific’s railroad yard in western Nebraska’s North Platte.

Railroad spokesman Justin Jacobs says the incident occurred Saturday morning and involved a North Platte man who worked for a UP contactor.

Another UP representative, Raquel Espinoza, said Monday that the man worked for a fueling contractor. She didn’t provide his name or specifics about the accident.

An investigation is continuing.

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