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Springville man killed by train carrying 140,000 pounds of coal
Jun 1, 2021, 9:22 PM | Updated: Dec 29, 2022, 12:13 pm
SPRINGVILLE, Utah — Investigators say a train carrying 140,000 pounds of coal killed a pedestrian Tuesday evening in Springville.
The train was coming through Springville when witnesses said it looked like the man was trying to cross before the train came.
According to Utah County Sheriff’s Department, the train with its load of coal stretched nearly a mile long. Investigators responded to the scene immediately.
Sgt. Spencer Cannon identified the man killed by the train as Colin Robson Younkin, 38, of Springville.
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