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Accident in Rail Yard Leaves One Man Dead

A mishap in the Norfolk Southern rail yard in west Kankakee cost a Cabery man his life on Wednesday, February 9, 2011.
Stanley Watts, 43, was working in the yard in the afternoon as two train cars were being switched. According to the Kankakee County Coroner Bob Gessner, Watts became trapped between two cars and suffered multiple injuries that lead to his death. Watts leaves behind a wife and children
Because the accident happened on railroad property, Occupational Safety and Health Administration officials are not conducting an investigation.
Unfortunately, accidents at the work place can lead to a loss of life. If this has happened to your family, contact Spiros Law, P.C. at (815) 929-9292 to find out your legal options in this situation.