Virginia Man Trapped Under Rail Line

Posted on Mar 24, 2008

A Prince William man was seriously injured on Tuesday when a rail car toppled over, trapping him under it.  Around noon, an open-top rail car carrying gravel tipped on top of the unidentified man in his mid-30s.  After rescuers worked for 40 minutes to free him, he was taken to Inova Fairfax Hospital.

The train car belonged to Chemung Contracting, a company with a plant in Gainesville, Virginia.  Reports from the Washington Post state that the man was a Chemung employee.

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