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BRADNER, OH – Three CSX railroad employees were injured at a rail crossing just south of Bradner, OH on October 28, when a motorist drove around construction barriers and hit a utility pole and then ran into the workers. Bradner is located in Wood County, Ohio in the northeastern part of the state about 30.4 miles southeast of Toledo.

Bradner Rd rail crossing where 3 railroad workers were injured in an accident just south of Bradner, OH on October 28, 2013.

Photo shows Bradner Rd rail crossing where 3 railroad workers were injured in an accident just south of Bradner, OH on October 28, 2013.

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HAMILTON, OH – A CSX train derailed in Hamilton, OH on July 5, 2013 causing some traffic delays. Hamilton is located in Butler County, Ohio in the southwestern part of the state, about 35 miles north of Cincinnati.

A CSX train derailed in Hamilton, OH on July 5, 2013. Photo credit: Adam Robbins / WKRC TV.

A CSX train derailed in Hamilton, OH on July 5, 2013. Photo credit: Adam Robbins / WKRC TV.

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CANTON, OH — A train derailment on Thursday, April 25, caused three rail cars to spill a load of plastic pellets at the Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad Gambrinus Yard in canton, Ohio.

Three rail cars belonging to the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad derailed and then tipped over in a rail yard in Canton, OH on April 26, 2013. Photo credit: Cantonrep.com

Three rail cars belonging to the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad derailed and then tipped over in a rail yard in Canton, OH on April 25, 2013. Photo credit: Cantonrep.com

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COLUMBUS, OHIO  — A Norfolk Southern freight train derailed and burst into flames in Columbus, Ohio, early on Wednesday, July 11, forcing  residents in the vicinity to evacuate, authorities said.

A southbound Norfolk Southern train hauling highly flammable ethanol derailed and burst into flames in a spectacular train wreck in Columbus, OH on July 11, 2012.

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LANCASTER, OH – An Indiana & Ohio train derailed at 7:10 a.m. Thursday morning on March 1, in Lancaster, Ohio when the train engine hit a derailer, sending it and possibly one other car off a track, spilling between 900 and 1,500 gallons of fuel near the Hocking River.

Maureen Kocot at 10TV News points out the derailer and warning flag used to alert the train conductor before the derailment in Lancaster, OH on March 1, 2012.

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SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY. – The Courier Journal reported that Ricky Davis, a 51-year old Cincinnati, Ohio truck driver has been charged with wanton endangerment by a Bullitt County grand jury.

As emergency workers sifted through the wreckage on June 30, neighbors who live near Coral Ridge Road were able to watch. Photo Credit: Charlie White, The Courier-Journal

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NEWTON FALLS, OH – A CSX train carrying hazardous materials derailed in Newton Falls, OH on Monday, March 28, 2011. The train was carrying ammonia and chlorine.

Rail cars fell off a bridge after being knocked off the tracks in a CSX train derailment in Newton Falls, OH on Monday, March 28, 2011. Photo credit: Vindy.com

Newton Falls is a city in Newton Township located in Trumbull County, Ohio in the northeastern part of the state about 24 miles northwest of Youngstown. ... Read More

CLEVELAND  FBI – On February 7 an information was filed charging FELA lawyer, Robert L. (“Pete”) McKinney, age 59, of Houston, Texas, with one count of conspiracy to commit bribery in federally funded programs. McKinney is accused of paying cash bribes to two high-ranking officials in the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (“BLET”), according to Steven M. Dettelbach, US Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio.

“Corruption in organized labor will not be tolerated,” Dettelbach said. “Today’s filing demonstrates our commitment to prosecuting all those involved, whether they are the self-dealing union official or a licensed attorney seeking union business.”

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Arcadia, OH – A Norfolk Southern train hauling tanker cars loaded with ethanol derailed in Arcadia, OH on Sunday, February 6, 2011 and triggered a massive explosion and fireball.

Fiery Norfolk Southern train derailment in Arcadia, OH causes tanker cars loaded with ethanol to bleve and explode.

Arcadia is a village located in Hancock County, Ohio in the northeastern part of the state about 47 miles south of Toledo. ... Read More

SHEFFIELD VILLAGE, OH – A Norfolk Southern train crash derailed twenty-six cars  Tuesday morning, November 16, at approximately 7:05 a.m. near the railroad yard between Harris and Abbe roads. The Sheffield Village Fire Department is monitoring cleanup efforts at the scene. Norfolk Southern officials indicated crews would be working for 12 to 18 hours to clean up the scene of the crash.

An inspector surveys the remains of 26 Norfolk Southern rail cars that derailed Tuesday morning, November 16, blocking tracks in Sheffield. PHOTO CREDIT: Gus Chan, The Plain Dealer.

The derailment was confirmed by SVFD Chief Jeffrey Young in a news released faxed to Fox 8 News. Sheffield firefighters responded to the scene shortly after 7 a.m. The area where the wreck occurred is used for storage of new vehicles by the sprawling Ford Motor Co. plant located just east of the derailment site off Abbe Road. ... Read More

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